Blizzard has announced the official release date of StarCraft II‘s upcoming Heart of the Swarm expansion and also revealed a Collector’s Edition.
The expansion is set to release March 12, 2013 and alongside the standard and Digital Deluxe Editions, details of which can be found here, there will be a Collector’s Edition containing some physical goodies along with everything in the Digital Deluxe Edition. It includes:
- Behind-the-Scenes DVD and Blu-ray: Immerse yourself in the StarCraft universe with developer commentary, interviews with voice actors, and an in-depth historical retrospective on StarCraft‘s eSports legacy narrated by key members of the community.
- Collector’s Edition Soundtrack CD: Enhance your Heart of the Swarm musical experience with this collection of more than a dozen tracks from the game.
- Heart of the Swarm Hardcover Art Book: This 144-page tome features never-before-seen art from the expansion, including early concept sketches and meticulous 3D renderings.
- Zerg Rush Mousepad: This Collector’s Edition mousepad depicts the Terran Dominion holding out desperately under the onslaught of the Swarm.