April 19, 2017
Starcraft Is Now Free For All
Blizzard have today release the next patch for Starcraft and no I don't mean Starcraft 2, I am talking about the original game. Starcraft is now on version 1.18, along with the expansion Brood War, they both get a slue of new updates and tweaks, but perhaps the biggest news is that the entire game is now free.
To learn all about what the patch brings, check out the patch notes and if you want to get the game, you can do so for PC here and Mac here.
In addition to the new features, bug fixes and making StarCraft and Brood War free, Version 1.18 sets the stage for the upcoming StarCraft: Remastered upgrade. This upgrade will include 4K UltraHD graphics, remastered dialog and audio, and a host of other new improvements to StarCraft and Brood War, while maintaining the strategic gameplay that has made StarCraft an enduring classic for nearly 20 years. StarCraft: Remastered will be fully compatible with the free client, so those who get the upgrade can play with those using the free client.