Blizzard is hoping to push the first StarCraft 2
expansion, Heart of the Swarm
, out the door during the first half of 2013. Blizzard head Mike Morhaime made the announcement during Activision's earnings call, saying the studio is "working hard towards a first half 2013 launch."Heart of the Swarm
is set to add several improvements to StarCraft 2,
including multiplayer progression
and new social features.