StarCraft 2 Season One 2014 league play has commenced

Friday, 3 January 2014 16:23 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Blizzard has announced Season One of 2014 StarCraft 2 league play has commenced, with bonus pools and standings having been reset, and the 2013 Season 6 milestones awarded.

Season One will contain news maps for the 1v1 and 2v2 ladder map pools, which you peruse through a special section on

“As always, the hidden skill ratings used for matchmaking and league placement carry over from one season to the next, so if you were already placed in a league prior to the 2013 Season 6 lock, you’ll only need to play one placement match to kick off the new season,” said Blizzard.

Starting today, the firm will also be applying a free character name change to all accounts without one currently available.

As always, more information is available through