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We acknowledge that you just may need discovered your means right here after listening to the information that StarCraft II goes free-to-play very quickly—on November 14, to be actual. Curious what that truly means? We all know “free-to-play” can imply plenty of issues for various video games, however we’re right here to guarantee you that after we say that we’re making StarCraft II free-to-play, we actually imply it.
Beginning November 14, you’ll have free entry to the unique Wings of Liberty single-player marketing campaign and each Co-op Commander, and can be capable to unlock entry to StarCraft II’s aggressive multiplayer content material totally free. Here’s a particular rundown of every little thing that shall be out there to you totally free:
- The unique Wings of Liberty marketing campaign. Expertise the unique epic marketing campaign that kicked off the StarCraft II saga! For those who picked up Wings of Liberty beforehand however haven’t come again to StarCraft II shortly, we’ve acquired excellent news for you too—when you bought Wings of Liberty previous to October 31, 2017, you’ll obtain the second installment in StarCraft II’s marketing campaign, the zerg-focused Coronary heart of the Swarm, as a restricted time supply from November Eight to December 8. Be sure to log in throughout that window to assert it!
- It is possible for you to to entry the ranked multiplayer ladder to compete with different gamers to develop into the perfect of the perfect, full with the entire multiplayer items from Wings of Liberty, Coronary heart of the Swarm, and Legacy of the Void. All you must do to unlock it completely is earn 10 First Wins of the Day in Unranked or Versus A.I. play—our method to protect the standard and integrity of the ranked expertise.
- Present and upcoming Co-op Commanders can be found to play totally free as much as stage 5, and the extent restriction for weekly mutations has been eliminated. You’ll be capable to deal with these additional difficult missions with your pals immediately. The Co-op Commanders Raynor, Kerrigan, and Artanis will stay fully free, which means you could hold leveling them to your coronary heart’s content material.
In different phrases, now you can play all of StarCraft II’s multiplayer, each Co-op Commander, and the complete first marketing campaign within the single-player story, totally free.
For those who play by means of Wings of Liberty and need to see how the remainder of the epic single-player saga unfolds, all the opposite single-player campaigns—Coronary heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void, and Nova Covert Ops shall be out there to buy individually for $14.99 or as a bundle for $39.99. We will even proceed to supply premium upgrades like announcer packs, particular skins, and new Co-op Commanders to reinforce your StarCraft II expertise in quite a few other ways. As with the prevailing line-up of Co-op Commanders, nonetheless, it is possible for you to to play upcoming new Co-op Commanders who’re launched totally free till they attain stage 5. You may as well buy any of the campaigns or a seasonal Conflict Chest to achieve speedy entry to ranked play when you need.
For these of you who’ve already bought any of the three campaigns as of October 31, we’ll quickly be sending you a small thank-you within the type of an unique Ghost pores and skin in addition to three new portraits.
Welcome to the StarCraft group, and we hope you take pleasure in diving into the sport anew—or for the primary time—with all these thrilling new modifications!