Starcraft 2 Goes Free to Play, Wings of Liberty Owners get Heart of the Swarm Free!

Starcraft 2 was announced it was going free to play (FTP or f2p) last week. This change will take effect November 14th, 2017. This comes 7 years after the release of the game itself.


With the FTP version of Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty you will be able to:

*Play the entire Wings of Liberty Campaign.

*Have access to the Ranked Multiplayer Ladder to compete.

*Current and upcoming Co-op Commander games are available for free up to Level 5.

*The Co-op Commanders: Raynor, Kerrigan, and Artanis remain completely free. These can be leveled up to the maximum.


For those who purchased at least Wings of Liberty, you will receive a free copy of Heart of the Swarm, the first expansion as a gift. It is redeemable through December 8th, 2017!This free copy will be available to those who purchased Wings of Liberty prior to October 31st, 2017. You will also receive 3 new portraits and an exclusive Ghost skin for purchasing any of the 3 campaigns prior to October 31st, 2017.

To claim these gifts:

1)Boot the App. Let it update if needed.

2)In the top right, next to your name tag, you will see the gift icon, click on that.

3)This opens a small window where you will be able to claim your free gifts.

4)Boot Starcraft II and enjoy!


The remaining expansions for Starcraft 2 will also be offered as a bundle priced at $39.99 (US). The expansion will also be available individually for $14.99 (US). Except for the Nova Missions, which hopefully will remain $4.99 (US).

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