Almost 20 years after the release of StarCraft, Blizzard now provides the game for free. The free download for PC and Mac also includes the extension Brood War. Click here to download and see the latest changes through Patch 1.18.
StarCraft is one of the most influential strategy games ever. Since 1998, fans are playing with the three well-known breeds: People, Protoss and Zerg. Also in the eSports the strategy game was a firm size. It was the first time that the tournament was a great success, and fans are around the world in the live stream with their role models.
Now, Blizzard offers StarCraft and Brood War free download. This message on all the official website of StarCraft. You can download the game for PC and Mac.
In the same message, Blizzard also announced a new patch for StarCraft: Brood War. Update 1.18 is the first patch in eight years, writes the game magazine VG24/7. You should install the update with the option “Run as Admin”, advises Blizzard. So you should avoid possible mistakes.
StarCraft Brood War: Changes made by Patch 1.18:
- Windows full screen or window mode, press Alt + Enter keys simultaneously to switch
- UTF-8 support
- Improved cursor
- Popular maps added
- Action per minute (APM)
- Observer mode added
- Information appears when opponents join the lobby
- Automatically store for replays
- Timer can be displayed
- UPnP support
- New OpenGL backend
- More direct gameplay experience in multiplayer
- Optimized user interface (UI) in Battle.net
- Optimized lobbies
- Optimized compatibility with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10
- Optimized anti-cheat measures
- Improved installation
- Mac beta support for 10.11 and later
The most important games of the coming months With our game release list 2017 we provide you with an overview of all important dates for video games. Whether you’re a PS3, PS3, PS3, PS3, PS3, PS3, Xbox 360 or PS Vita, you’ll find all the important data. (As of April 13).
There is, however, a problem that the developers point to. The profile area is therefore not available. Whether, Blizzard fixes this in the future is more questionable. Especially in the summer 2017 still StarCraft Remastered, the original game in a more handsome look. Perhaps you are convinced the following video.
StarCraft Remastered will be released in 2017:
With all the focus on the old StarCraft you should not forget: There is the successor StarCraft 2, for which also all extensions are now available. You can also find more strategy games in our game release list for 2017.