StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm (2013) - FairLight
Release Date: Mar 12, 2013
INFO: This is a standalone release giving access to both Wings of Liberty
as well as Heart of the Swarm
DISCLAIMER: Since parts of this solution requires online activity and
updating the game we can't promise that this solution will work with
HOW TO INSTALL...
1) Unrar, burn or mount ISO
2) Install the game while online, when asked to Activate select "I've
HOW TO TO PLAY OFFLINE
Run Fairlightflt-sc2hots.exe on the DVD, it must run with administrator
priviledges. (you may need to temporarily disable any anti-virus software
or similar you have)
STEP 1: UPDATE STARCRAFT 2 TO LATEST VERSION
This step you must execute manually.
Let the game update to latest version (126.96.36.19980 at the time of writing
Once game is fully updated (you will see the message 'Game is up to date')
you must press 'Play' and enter the game once to complete the
installation, if you forget to do this you WONT be able to play offline
afterwards. You dont need to do anything once inside, just look at the
impressive Battle.net login prompt and then exit by pressing Escape.
STEP 2: BLOCK SC2.EXE IN WINDOWS FIREWALL
We assume you are using Windows Firewall as your firewall and of course
also that it is Enabled.
Hit the Step2-button and the tool will block 'SC2.exe' in your Windows
STEP 3: COPY FILES
Hit the Step3-button and wait for a little while, this will deploy the
battle.net cache files.
STEP 4: GENERATE LICENSE
Hit the Step4-button and your license is generated and deployed to the
STEP 5: PLAY!
Hit the Step5-button and the tool will launch StarCraft 2 and then shut
When you see the 'Connecting to streaming server...' dialog just hit
'Cancel', this happens because of the firewall block.
Once inside enter [email protected]' as your BATTLE.NET ACCOUNT NAME and
The connection will fail but you will be offered to 'PLAY OFFLINE'.
Once you have everything running you should consider making a desktop
shortcut directtly to SupportSC2Switcher.exe, this seems to bypass the
Blizzard Launcher and should keep you safe from potential fun-ruining