The next patch, 1.5, will according to Blizzard's latest blog post be the biggest(or at least "the most feature-laden") Starcraft 2 patch to date. This patch comes as a preparation for Heart of the Swarm and it'll include a lot of features that people expected to get when HotS is released. Here's a list of some of the more interesting features that will be added: The Arcade (This was previously named "The market place". From what I've seen, this is not only for purchasable maps. I think all maps will get some sort of project page where you can have information.) Art tools (This is the art tools blizzard use. No more will you have to use the 3ds max plugin to convert back and forth. If I remember correctly from Blizzcon, it also features a live link between the art tools and the editor) Remade Custom Game System featuring a "Open Map List" New Chat channel fixes Read the full article here!