StarCraft/Patch 1.23.5

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Patch 1.23.5
Release dateJuly 1, 2020;
2 years ago
Latest version dateSeptember 10, 2020;
2 years ago
Initial build8560
Latest build8842
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Patches category, StarCraft

StarCraft: Remastered patch 1.23.5 ...

Build 8842, September 10, 2020

  • Hardens our cloud save infrastructure.

Build 8713, August 11, 2020

  • Includes a substantial in-game performance/FPS improvement for some older systems.

Build 8689, August 5, 2020

  • Increased soft support for older Intel drivers

Build 8668, July 29, 2020

The graphics driver too old error should now be resolved.

Build 8646, July 29, 2020

  • Fixed a crash occurring while watching the cinematics on certain graphics cards.
  • Added graphics driver detection that prompts the player when they need to be updated. Note** For the best SCR experience, we highly encourage all players to make sure they are running the latest graphics drivers. For additional information please visit:
  • Fixed an issue with replays involving AI participants, however, replays from July 9th, 2019 - April 7th with AI participants, 2020 may not playback correctly.

Build 8607, July 15, 2020

We've just released Hotfix Patch which addresses the following:

  • Additional crash fixes
  • macOS systems that do not support Metal, will fall back to OpenGL

Build 8589, July 8, 2020

We have just released hotfix patch which addresses the following:

  • Fixed a couple of crashes on startup (one specific to Macos)
  • Fixed a random crash (or crash after a certain time) in gameplay
  • Fixed crash entering gameplay
  • Added new versions of the Ranked Ladder maps: Reap the Storm and Eclipse
Known issues
  • Small number of users experiencing render performance issues.
  • Some users experiencing blank web UI panels, preventing access to options menu and Battlenet.
  • Some Macos users experiencing crash related to enabling the hardware cursor
  • Some users experiencing crash during authentication popup

Features and Improvements

  • Updated graphics backend; adding support for Windows DX11, DX12 and macOS Metal.
    • This change is likely to provide (in some cases significant) performance benefits as well as more reliable hardware compatibility as new video cards are released. Check out the PTR forum post.


  • Fixed stall on main menu that some players were experiencing.
  • Fix for Japanese local tool tips.
  • Fixed a nuke exploit that some cheaters were using.
  • When a new message is received, the chat log popup will only auto scroll if it is already scrolled to the bottom.
  • Updated Season 7 local maps folder with newer versions of Eclipse and Reap the Storm.