If you've been a big StarCraftII fan for a while and have dutifully purchased the three expansions (or even just one), you'll be granted a free Ghost skin as well as three new portraits - something as a way for Blizzard to say thanks.
In other words, you can now play all of StarCraft II's multiplayer, every Co-op Commander, and the entire first campaign in the single-player story, for free.
While some free-to-play games take a looser approach to the term by making the game free to download but essential content available through microtransactions, Blizzard seems to be avoiding that heavily criticized structure.
Online multiplayer will be accessible free of charge once unlocked, which happens after achieving 10 First Wins of the Day in either unranked or versus modes.
Happy to see StarCraft II go free-to-play?
"We wanted to cut through that confusion and announce that StarCraft 2 is free-to-play". In the seven years since it released in 2010, StarCraft II has awarded over $11M in prizes to competitors.
Not too long ago, some Battle.net owners received free copies of Starcraft 2 for seemingly no reason, but most gamers weren't among the lucky few who got these copies. Log in between November 8 and December 8 and Blizzard will give you Heart of the Swarm, the zerg-centric second part, for your trouble. Anybody out there still holding out on StarCraft II? Already own Wings of Liberty? This is our way to preserve the quality and integrity of the ranked experience. But, Kerrigan, Raynor, and Artanis will be uncapped for free!Heart of the Swarm, Legacy of the Void and Nova Covert Ops games from the publisher will be available at $14.99 each, which is the original base price for this game.
Houston's offense completely transformed with the Clemson product under center, averaging 39 points over their last five games. At 3-4, the Texans were still considered by many to be the favorite to capture the wide-open AFC South.
We have not got the devices so far", a representative from Imagine Store, an Apple Premium Reseller in Gurugram, told IANS. If the iPhone X is a big hit, that could fuel growth of offerings like Apple Music and iCloud storage in coming years.
It is probably the best smartphone HTC has ever delivered, and it really competes nicely with other flagships too. In the last period, the company seems to be struggling with smartphone sales, so a comeback would be nice for it.
Neighbours told officers that they had noticed a sewage-like smell for at least two months, but that they had not reported it. Security camera footage showed the victim and the suspect walking together at Hachioji Station and Sobudai-mae Station.
She is also alleged to have referred to Mugabe in a tweet as a "goblin whose wife and step-son bought a Rolls-Royce". Zimbabwe authorities say they believe O'Donovan is the author of the tweet on October 11 based on her IP address.
They knew that Papadopoulos had gone overseas seeking contacts, but that isn't unusual for a foreign-policy adviser. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) top scientist is in danger of being pulled, according to a new report from CNN .
T-Mobile's Galaxy Note 8 BOGO deal may be over, but T-Mo is now running a new deal on Samsung's flagship Android smartphone. While the beta will likely be limited, we don't expect Samsung's official Android Oreo release to be limited in scope.
The playoff committee ranked Alabama No. 2, Notre Dame No. 3 and defending national champion Clemson No. 4. Notre Dame and Clemson have one loss apiece, with Notre Dame's coming by one point to Georgia.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled various makes and models of Kidde fire extinguishers with plastic handles. The recalled extinguishers date back decades and some models have been recalled before for other issues.
Takeaways from loss to Washington State in Week 10
Following a Washington State TD reception against Stanford , a random fan jumped out of the stands and stripped in the end zone. San Francisco, the major city closest to Stanford's campus in Palo Alto, recently went 35 years without snowfall .
Saudi Arabia intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh
Yemeni Houthi forces have claimed responsibility for the attempted strike, Al Jazeera reported, citing a spokesman for the rebels. According to videos published on social media, smoke could be seen rising near Riyadh's King Khalid International Airport.
What You May Not Know About Daylight Saving Time
Warm, dry weather will accompany the time change this weekend, so enjoy some time outdoors after getting that extra hour of sleep. And there are arguments on the idea that daylight-saving time reduces electricity usage and promotes energy efficiency.
This Japanese company is offering nonsmokers extra vacation days
But instead of punishing the smokers, the company wound up rewarding the non-smokers, giving them six extra vacation days a year. The frequent cigarette breaks meant many employees were away from their desks upwards of 15 minutes each day, Matsushima added.
Note 8 Freezing for Some Users, Samsung Promises Fix
Samsung's Experience 9 .0 beta will give customers testing the preview version a chance to try out the new features in the UI. Well, the beta version at least, which Samsung is now rolling out to select devices in the form of Samsung Experience 9.0.
Rwanda eclipses Ireland on closing gender gap
WEF data showed the country's ranking declined to 25th in economic participation and opportunity in 2017, from 21st in 2016. Zahidi says that public-private collaborations or exchanging information about best practices could help address the issue.