X-Play has brought the long-awaited first expansion of the best-selling StarCraft II game to the Philippines, which coincided with the global launch by US-based Blizzard Entertainment.

The Heart of the Swarm is the first expansion pack to the 2010 original Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty. The story picks up where the last one left off, and unfolds in a single-player campaign that spans 20 galaxy-sweeping missions.

The expansion’s developer Blizzard is a division of Activision Blizzard International, and maker of the global hit game titles World of Warcraft, Diablo and StarCraft.

X-Play distributes all of Blizzard’s games in the Philippines including World of Warcraft, Diablo III and StarCraft II, and is also partnered with Take Two Interactive, distributing games from the NBA 2k series including NBA 2k13 and NBA 2k Online.

X-Play is a subsidiary of IP E-Games, a trademark of Level Up Inc. under license to Playweb Games Inc., the publisher and operator of all game titles and services under the E-Games brand in the Philippines.