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Any player at a lower expansion level who joins a party that includes a player at a higher expansion level is Spawned up, and gets to play using the features and options of the highest expansion level for as long as they’re in a party together.
http://us.battle.net/sc2/en/blog/10145834

Pretty interesting if you have friends who haven't upgraded yet. One of my buddies plays WoL at Lan centers still could be useful.
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Seems interesting in theory, but from what I understand from this video spawn players with the starter edition can only play terran, and with people with WoL, you simply play WoL?

So that's quite useless in the end. Guess I'll stick to sc 1 for lan with friends rolleyes.gif
Edited by GreenArchon - 6/4/13 at 11:30pm
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I was actually lanning recently and I was always like "Remember spawn versions?". Awesome news and very smart move by Blizzard. biggrin.gif
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I was actually lanning recently and I was always like "Remember spawn versions?". Awesome news and very smart move by Blizzard. biggrin.gif
Totally Agree. This might attract a lot of more players into playing more matches. thumb.gif
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I really wanna get more into SCII. I have WoL, bought it same month it originally came out, but I still haven't even completed the Campaign, though I'm working on that as I'm writing this. I think this sounds like a pretty neat feature.
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I'm hotkey skills are no where near good enough for any serious online play, but good enough for most of the campaigns on brutal
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Sweet. Now my roommates can play HoTS with me!
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Seems interesting in theory, but from what I understand from this video spawn players with the starter edition can only play terran, and with people with WoL, you simply play WoL?

So that's quite useless in the end. Guess I'll stick to sc 1 for lan with friends rolleyes.gif
Yes on the first part (normally), but no on the second. If a person who only owns WoL parties up with people who have HotS, the WoL player gets upgraded to HotS. BEFORE they added this feature in (yesterday), then yes, if there was 1 WoL player, everyone was stuck with WoL. That is no longer the case.

Temporarily, Starter Edition can use all races (when spawned up) until June 11th as part of this promotion.
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