StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Closed Beta Begins

Thousands of gamers around the world have started to receive invitations from the company to participate in the first phase of the beta test
Blizzard Entertainment has announced the start of the closed beta test for its upcoming real-time strategy game, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty. In addition to providing feedback on the multiplayer balance of StarCraft II, testers are also getting a first look at Blizzard Entertainment's revamped Battle.net service, which will be the online platform for StarCraft II, World of Warcraft and future Blizzard Entertainment games. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is currently slated to ship in the first half of 2010.