StarCraft® II

10.6.8 mac having same problem as 10.5.8

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im playing on a 10.6.8 mac and i seem to be getting the same patch screen problem a 10.5.8 would be getting
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join the club bro this is bogus.
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What patch screen problem are you referring to? 10.6.8 can play SC2, but you may be experience one of the known bugs that we're working on. Can you elaborate on what is happening? We may have a workaround that may help you.
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i'm on snow leopard 10.6.8, launcher appears with patch at 0% 1.4.4. then closes automatically by itself. Pls help
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Im using a Mac OS X 10.6.8 and when i click on SC2 Launcher opens up for like 3 seconds then closes automatically.. Any way around this, cause i thought 10.6.8 is compatible
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Try this: Go to Finder, click on applications, click Starcraft 2, and in that folder there is another folder called "Support". In there is a file called SC2Switcher. Open that and it should take you to the game.
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Hi, my OS is 10.5.8 and I can't download the patch. It says my hardware is out of date.

Now I was able to play this game for a year now and I suddenly can't, so I go online to see I need to update my OS, now I can't seem to find a free version that I require to play the game I paid for and have been playing for a year.

Does Blizzard send me a check in the mail so I can continue playing the game I payed for? I understand it is online only so I have dished out my money for internet access so I can play, but I am running low on $ to continue to play my single player game. Any updates on that check for me would be great. Thanks

-Unsatisfied customer
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I'm using 10.6.8 but the updater just keeps downloading and patching 1.4.4. EXtremely annoying, because patching lags the entire macbook rendering it unusable. I've already tried uninstalling/installing and repair tool.
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08/04/2012 09:09 AMPosted by Papercut
I'm using 10.6.8 but the updater just keeps downloading and patching 1.4.4. EXtremely annoying, because patching lags the entire macbook rendering it unusable. I've already tried uninstalling/installing and repair tool.


Did you try opening SC2Switcher from the Support folder in the Starcraft II application? Just curious if that worked for you.
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I have 10.6.8 and it opens a small screen and the app is called SC Launcher and it just stops responding. I have to force quit it. I tried restarting and the same thing happens.
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Having a similar issue where I open the launcher it says 50% downloaded then it just exits the launcher screen without warning
Edited by Albi on 8/9/2012 5:19 AM PDT
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I have tried everything and nothing seemed to work but lucky for me my computer only required a simple restart now everything seems to be working as intended.
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08/04/2012 09:12 AMPosted by Symphonic
I'm using 10.6.8 but the updater just keeps downloading and patching 1.4.4. EXtremely annoying, because patching lags the entire macbook rendering it unusable. I've already tried uninstalling/installing and repair tool.


Did you try opening SC2Switcher from the Support folder in the Starcraft II application? Just curious if that worked for you.


I've opened it, but nothing happened. The game window appeared as a black screen for a second, then a popup saying "Starcraft 2 requires a patch. Would you like to download and install the patch now?" appears so I click yes then nothing happens.
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I have been able to get through the game, but I can't exit the game and get back into the game without re-downloading the entire game.
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That is exactly what is happening to me, yes pls assist.
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sc2 switcher does not work
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Can you tell me what happens when you attempt to launch the StarCraft II application itself?
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I think im having the same problem as all of you. Im running 10.5.8, i open up the installer and the update is stuck on 0, and nothing happens. Any ideas guys?
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08/13/2012 11:31 AMPosted by Machkhan
Can you tell me what happens when you attempt to launch the StarCraft II application itself?
It begins automatically patching but never starts, staying at 0%, the client then closes after a few minutes of just sitting there.
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I also am having this problem , it also knocks out my internet connection for a moment.
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