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Hello and welcome to the Koprulu Sector!

We recognize that you might have found your way here after hearing the news that StarCraft II is going free-to-play very soon—on November 14, to be exact. Curious what that actually means? We know “free-to-play” can mean a lot of things for different games, but we’re here to assure you that when we say that we’re making StarCraft II free-to-play, we really mean it.

Starting November 14, you’ll have free access to the original Wings of Liberty single-player campaign and every Co-op Commander, and will be able to unlock access to StarCraft II’s competitive multiplayer content for free. Here is a specific rundown of everything that will be available to you for free

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.:

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So only the base game campaign is free for single player?
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Hah, I knew if I waited long enough I could get it for a decent price. tongue.gif
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Pretty awesome. I just got the Remastered version of SC i'll have to see what sc2 is all about.
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You will be able to access the ranked multiplayer ladder to compete with other players to become the best of the best, complete with all of the multiplayer units from Wings of Liberty, Heart of the Swarm, and Legacy of the Void. All you have to do to unlock it permanently is earn 10 First Wins of the Day in Unranked or Versus A.I. play—our way to preserve the quality and integrity of the ranked experience.
Oh, nice.
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Weren't they giving away WoL a few months back, I got it on one of my alt accounts (whole game not the already free trial thing).
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Great news. Honestly even though it was big for a few years its still massively underrated. Maybe I'll resinstall with newbs inbound. devil-smiley-019.gif
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So only the base game campaign is free for single player?

It is the first campaign (humans) that is free (or second campaign for zerg if you already have the first).
And the multi-player sections.

I guess they are doing it to get more people involved, add more people to the online game since according to the forums, feels a bit going down a bit, and maybe sell the second and third expansions.
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