Review: StarCraft II
Now free-to-play, Blizzard’s StarCraft II is the leading name in real-time-Strategy games throughout the world. Lead the Terran army, the Zerg hordes, or the psionically gifted Protoss into battle as you develop your forces and send them to attack your enemies in real time. Each fAction has its own strengths and weaknesses, and mastering the right way to play them is the key to dominating the galaxy!
StarCraft II is free to play; multiplayer and the Wings of Liberty campaign are free, and all Co-op Commanders free until level 5. Internet access is not required to play the game but is required for installation. StarCraft II is available through digital distribution.
Whether you prefer a cinematic story campaign, best-in-class multiplayer competition, specialized custom games in the Arcade, or social and collaborative Co-op, StarCraft II has a mode for you.
StarCraft II Gameplay
Commanders up to Level 5 Kerrigan, Raynor, and Artanis are completely free, and all other Commanders are free up to level 5.
Construct a Base Gather minerals and vespene gas to build production structures and upgrade your technology.
Build an Army Spend minerals and vespene gas to amass a powerful and distinctive army.
Ride to Battle Deploy your forces with creativity and finesse to overcome your opponents.
Macro and Micro In StarCraft II, players juggle big-picture economy and micro-level unit control, pushing them to the very limits of their strategic and tactical capabilities.
Which Side Will You Choose? Each of StarCraft II’s three races has its own fascinating personality and playstyle, with a varied and distinct suite of specialized units and buildings. Choose one to master, or play all three!
StarCraft II Key Features
- Free to Play
- Wings of Liberty Campaign The award-winning StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty story campaign is free in its entirety.
- Versus Mode Access Unranked and Versus AI for free; unlock Ranked with 10 first wins of the day in Unranked or Versus AI.
StarCraft II Media
Minimum System Requirements
OS: Windows® 7 / Windows® 8 / Windows® 10
Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5600+
Memory Ram: 2GB
Hard Disk Space: At least 30GB of free Space
Video Card: NVIDIA® GeForce® 7600 GT or ATI™ Radeon™ HD 2600 XT or Intel® HD Graphics 3000 or better