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'StarCraft' Latest News & Update: Free Game Download; Patch 1.18 Rolled Out

Travelers Today       By    Daisuke Imashi

Updated: Apr 20, 2017 07:58 AM EDT

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Blizzard has something in store for all the "StarCraft fans." In order to aid the publicity of the upcoming "StarCraft: Remastered," the original game can now be downloaded for free.

It was known before that together with the game "Command & Conquer," "StarCraft" which also came from Blizzard make way in putting the real-time strategy genre in the limelight. Way back then, it is quite unnoticed that 20 years have passed but this game is said to be as addictive as it was before.

For those who are new in this game, anyone could check it because it is now available for free, as part of Blizzard's promotional strategy for the remastered version of "StarCraft." This update is due to be released later this year, which will feature a 4K graphics support. In addition, it will also have an improved online matchmaking, this is a good option for multiplayer sessions, says CNET.

If there are some problems that will be encountered in downloading this game, it is not a time-limited offer, fans can still download it after some sort of initial difficulty. It is posted on Blizzard's "StarCraft" forum the full rundown of the game updates. It also includes the Brood War expansion pack and only the core game. For Windows, you can check the link embedded here as well as the link for MAC version.

Meanwhile, patch note 1.18 for "StarCraft" was also released on April 19 giving players the latest update for the classic game, update Engadget. Blizzard also notes that when patching the game, players must use the Run as Admin option. This is required on the first client run in order to migrate saves. This is also to avoid issues with the changes in the admin of the Windows system. The latest patch resolved known issues, fixed several bugs, and added popular maps among others.

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