File Extension Library

.SC2BANK File Extension

  • Developer by: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Category: Game Files
  • Format: XML

What are .SC2BANK files and how to open them?

Can't open .SC2BANK file? Are you wondering what it contains? On our site we will explain to you what this file is, what it is used for and what software opens the .SC2BANK file.

What is a .SC2BANK file extension?

.SC2BANK file extension is created by Blizzard Entertainment. .SC2BANK has been classified as Game Files. The format of .SC2BANK file is XML.

.SC2BANK is StarCraft 2 Bank File

Cache file saved by StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, a real-time strategy game; contains XML-formatted information that stores a user's progress in the game, such as in campaign missions; used for storing the location of units, the structures that are built, and other map save information.

SC2BANK files use a simple XML structure. They have a top-level <Bank> tag with nested sections (<Section> tags), each of which has one or more keys (<Key> tags). Each section describes a type of progress in the game, such as the mission difficulties completed, mission best times, or the campaign research level for the Zerg and Protoss.

In Windows, SC2BANK files are located in the following directory: [user]\Documents\StarCraft II\Accounts\...\Banks\

In Mac OS X, they are saved in the following directory: [user]/Library/Application Support/Blizzard/StarCraft II/Accounts/.../Bank/

Before the 1.1.0 patch in September of 2010, the Mac OS X SC2BANK save location was located in the following directory:
[user]/Documents/Blizzard/StarCraft II/Accounts/.../Banks/

List of all softwares that can open the StarCraft 2 Bank File
Blizzard StarCraft 2
Blizzard StarCraft 2

How to fix problems with .SC2BANK files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .SC2BANK files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .SC2BANK file format
  2. You need to check the .SC2BANK file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)