Posted by on July 25th, 2017 at 12:34 am | 623 views

StarCraft: Brood War Patch 1.19 was released a few hours ago, and will be the last major patch before Remaster launches.

Features & Improvements

General Battle.net
– A Battle.net account is required to access multiplayer gateways
– Save Legacy Profiles forever by pairing them to a modern Battle.net Account
– Create or link up to three Profiles per gateway
– Friend’s list now contains whisper and status for friends playing modern Blizzard games
– NumPad+0 stats ordered by player name
– Popular maps display based upon the most played maps in the last 24 hours
– Replays and saved games are cloud saved and accessible upon login

Chat Panels
– Added to all multiplayer screens
– Click the Channel name in the Message Entry box to display the last channels
– Change message target with /1, /2, or /w (player)

Search Games Screen
– Open games automatically update with player information and availability
– Games list auto-refresh has replaced by a refresh button
– Added filters for name, game type, private, acceptable ping, and player count

Observer Mode
– Right click player name to follow their camera
– Right click to follow a unit
– Left click player name to toggle their field of vision
– ‘A’ shows/hides Unit, Economy, and Minimap
– Alt+U or hides/shows Units section
– Alt+E hides/shows Economy section
– Alt+I hides/shows Minimap
– Alt+W hides/shows Button section

Options
– H.O.T.K.E.Y.s have arrived – again
– Added an option to disable custom hotkeys in Create menu
– An expanded version of Options can now be found on the main menu screen

Bug Fixes

– Ending a game in an Observer slot is handled gracefully
– Carriage returns in map details are preserved

Known Bugs

– Asian and Cyrillic characters not supported in Legacy Chat

Source: Battle.net