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Starcraft 2 is now free to play on PC and Mac

Blizzard Entertainment’s Starcraft 2 has now gone free to play, giving players access to the full experience and its first expansion.

First announced back at Blizzcon 2017, the beloved RTS is now free to download for all PC and MAC users via Blizzard’s Battlenet client.

The base game and Wings of Liberty expansion will be available to new players, although existing ones can snap up Heart of the Swarm at no extra cost.

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However, there are some limitations to the F2P model. Only a select number of co-op commanders can be leveled to their max potential, while others are limited to level five.

Players will also need to unlock ranked multiplayer by completing a total of ten wins in normal matchmaking. So, it’s free, but with a caveat or two.

We had a blast with the latest Starcraft expansion, Legacy of the Void, rewarding it 9/10 in our review:

‘A cracking climax to the StarCraft 2 saga, Legacy of the Void combines the best ever StarCraft multiplayer experience with what’s arguably the strongest of the three campaigns.’

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