StarCraft 2 Will Soon Be Free To Play PC 

The real time strategy game StarCraft II has been announced free to play by Blizzard, Despite launching seven years go, StarCraft II remains one of Blizzard's most popular and successful titles, and those who have yet to play it or have since fallen out will soon be able to jump in for no cost at all.

Beginning November 14, PC players will be able to play through the entirety of StarCraft II's Wings of Liberty campaign for free. Players will also be able to access the ranked multiplayer ladder; in order to unlock it, you'll have to earn 10 First Wins of the Day in Unranked or Versus AI play. Additionally, all current and upcoming commanders will be free to play up to level five, while the co-op commanders Raynor, Kerrigan, and Artanis will remain free to level up as much as you want.


If you already own a copy of Wings of Liberty, Blizzard still has a free gift for you. Existing StarCraft II players will get the game's Heart of the Swarm expansion for free. Blizzard says you will need to log in between November 8 and December 8 in order to claim Heart of the Swarm.

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