StarCraft II Is Going Free-to-Play, Veterans Receive Special Gift

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StarCraft II is going free-to-play starting November 14. That’s right! This isn’t just one of those free weekends, the game’s free entry will last indefinitely!

Included in the free package is access to the Wings of Liberty campaign, ranked ladder multiplayer, and all Co-Op Commanders.

The press release announcing the news reads:

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 wanting to experience more of the game, can do so by purchasing 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.

Those who already own StarCraft II will receive a special Eidolon Ghost skin and three portraits commemorating their founder’s status in the game.

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