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http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/blog/3250656#blog
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We’ve replaced the previously available StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty demo with the recently launched StarCraft II: Starter Edition. StarCraft II: Starter Edition allows anyone to play the following content for free (all you need is a Battle.net account and Internet connection):


* The first four missions of the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty single-player campaign, including Mar Sara 1-3 and the choice to embark on Tychus’s first mission or Dr. Hansen’s first mission.

* The first two Challenges: Tactical Command and Covert Ops.
* Access to the terran race in Custom Games and Single-Player vs. AI.
* Access to the following custom maps (map selection may rotate over time):
* Xel’Naga Caverns
* Shattered Temple
* Discord IV
* High Orbit
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This is pretty cool.
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Any campaign progress and achievements you earn while playing StarCraft II: Starter Edition are automatically saved to your Battle.net account, and will carry over should you ever upgrade from the Starter Edition to the full version of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty.
I'll have to check this out. It's pretty cool that if I ever do pick up a copy I don't lose all of the progress from the demo. I wonder if SC2 sales have slumped?
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Nice, I like this. If you like it you can buy it. If you don't like it, delete it and no harm done.

Could even put an end to the "I pirate to try-before-I-buy" arguments.
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my roomate has been waiting for something like this, thanks so much! +rep
    
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Well the only downside is that you have to download the full game size and the patches which took me about 3 hours, I also noticed that when downloading it uses a peer to peer connection and if you disable it it you download should go faster, it nearly double my speed to 2mbs.
    
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Originally Posted by AtomicFrost View Post
This is pretty cool.


I'll have to check this out. It's pretty cool that if I ever do pick up a copy I don't lose all of the progress from the demo. I wonder if SC2 sales have slumped?
Even if you did lose your progress the first 5 levels take about half an hour to collectively complete so it's no big deal ^_^
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