BlizzCon 2017: StarCraft 2 to Be Free-to-Play

BlizzCon 2017: StarCraft 2 to Be Free-to-Play

At BlizzCon 2017, Blizzard has introduced that StarCraft 2 will quickly be free-to-play. Wings of Liberty – the primary marketing campaign for StarCraft 2 might be free for all from November 14. And if you have already got that, you get the second marketing campaign – Heart of the Swarm. This might be attainable for a restricted time solely.

“For a restricted time, gamers who already personal Wings of Liberty (as of October 31, 2017) however haven’t but bought Heart of the Swarm might be in a position to get the latter marketing campaign free by logging in to the Blizzard Battle.web desktop app and claiming their free Heart of the Swarm present between November eight and December eight, 2017,” the corporate stated in a ready assertion. “As a thank you to the dedicated StarCraft 2 player community, those who already own any version of StarCraft II prior to October 31, 2017 will receive a special Eidolon Ghost skin and three portraits commemorating their founder’s status in the game after StarCraft 2 goes free starting on November 14.”


Furthermore, Blizzard additionally revealed a brand new StarCraft 2 commanders might be making it to the sport – Mira Han (alias Matt Horner).

Prior to this, stories have suggested that StarCraft 2 has had round 1.eight to 2 million month-to-month lively customers. Blizzard hasn’t counsel the way it plans to monetise from this transfer simply but. Rest assured, it will likely be a focal point. More so contemplating that is Blizzard’s second free-to-play recreation after Hearthstone.

Earlier within the yr, Blizzard launched StarCraft Remastered – because the identify suggests, it was a shinier model of the primary recreation that debuted in 1998. Starcraft is a real-time technique (RTS) recreation that centered across the wrestle amongst three factions in a distant a part of the Milky Way galaxy often called the Koprulu Sector. These are the human Terrans, the insect-like Zerg, the technologically superior Protoss, whose battle was set in movement by the actions of an historic and extremely superior race referred to as the Xel’Naga. Apart from it is partaking story, it is usually one of the vital well-liked multiplayer video games of all time.

Disclosure: Blizzard sponsored the correspondent’s flights and lodge for BlizzCon 2017.


Adapted From: Gadgets360

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