Archive

Blizzard Launches Free StarCraft II: Starter Edition

Posted Thu, Aug 04, 2011 by Martuk

Blizzard has made a bit more of StarCraft II available for free to the masses with the new StarCraft II: Starter Edition, which has essentially replaced the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty demo and opened up a hefty amount of free content for players to enjoy. The StarCraft II: Starter Edition is available for free and will allow unlimited gameplay of the first four missions of the single player campaign, access to the terran race in custom games and single player vs AI matches and more.

Additionally, players will have access to four custom maps: Xel’Naga Caverns, Shattered Temple, Discord IV and High Orbit. Any campaign progress or achievements earned with the StarCraft II: Starter Edition are saved to your Battle.net account and can be rolled over if you decide to buy the full game. Now there's no excuse not to try out StarCraft II.

Check out the official StarCraft II: Starter Edition FAQ for more details.

Source:
StarCraft II: Starter Edition Announcement and FAQ


blizzard_gold_logo.jpg

Blizzard issues a security advisory warning of a new Trojan virus that can compromise accounts using authenticators by stealing information in real time.

News, Official Announcements
Fri, Jan 03, 2014
Martuk
VoTD.png

Get into the holiday spirit with an updated video version of Blizzard’s 12 Days of StarCraft.

Video
Mon, Dec 16, 2013
Martuk
Blizzard-Black-Friday.jpg

Blizzard cuts prices on StarCraft II and World of Warcraft base games and expansions by up to 75% for Black Friday sale.

News, Official Announcements
Wed, Dec 04, 2013
Martuk
Blink-182-BlizzCon.jpg

Blizzard’s BlizzCon weekend of dev panels and game reveals will be closed out with a concert from Blink-182 in November.

Press Release, News, Official Announcements
Thu, Oct 31, 2013
Martuk

News from around the 'Net