StarCraft II is Now Free 2 Play With Patch 4.0
Posted By: GamerDating - November 15, 2017
Starcraft II goes Free-To-Play, bringing one of the best RTS games to your door.
I mean, it's very likely you already have it. BUT if you do not, it is an awesome time to hop on and play.
SCII will be giving F2P access to Wings of Liberty campaign, Multiplayer, and some awesome Co-op gameplay, perfect for you game date ;)
Beginning November 14, players around the world will get free access to the full award-winning Wings of Liberty® campaign and the elite multiplayer competition of StarCraft® II’s ranked ladder, including all the latest units and balance updates through the latest release in the series, Legacy of the Void™. Players will also enjoy expanded access to StarCraft II’s highly popular co-op mode, with all Co-op Commanders playable for free.†
“StarCraft II is one of the highest-rated PC games of all time, and we’re excited to give even more people around the world a chance to find out why it has inspired such a passionate global community,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “With the massive Wings of Liberty single-player campaign, endlessly replayable co-op mode, prestigious ranked ladder, comprehensive map-making tools, and more, StarCraft II now delivers the ultimate real-time strategy experience completely free.”
Those who wish to experience later chapters in the StarCraft II story can purchase the additional single-player campaigns, Heart of the Swarm®, Legacy of the Void®, and Nova Covert Ops®, individually ($14.99 USD each) or together in the Campaign Collection ($39.99) through the online Blizzard Shop. For a limited time, players who already own Wings of Liberty (as of October 31, 2017) but have not yet purchased Heart of the Swarm will be able to get the latter campaign free by logging in to the Blizzard Battle.net® desktop app and claiming their free Heart of the Swarm gift between November 8 and December 8, 2017.
Check out this awesome trailer which even gives a poke at microtransactions - timely!
Number of hours it takes to earn the full StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Campaign: 0— StarCraft (@StarCraft) November 14, 2017
Check out the latest patch notes in full over at the blog here.