Blizzard Start Hyping Fans Up For StarCraft Remastered

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It was announced not too long ago that the original StarCraft game was going to be remastered. To make sure they keep the hype train rolling for the fans, Blizzard is now offering both the StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War for free.

After such a long break, most of the fans would be rusty by now so what better time to start brushing up on the game than now. The game will be offered for free on both PC and Mac.

To make sure the game is still compatible with the current PC and Mac, Blizzard also made a few changes and updates to the game. Check out the patch notes below to see what they have change.


Added windowed fullscreen or windowed mode; use Alt+Enter to switch between.
Added UTF-8 support.
Added cursor clamping in-game while windowed; unclamped in menus.
Added Popular Maps to streamline finding games or game types.
Added options to display actions per minute.
Added Observer mode.
Added opponent information when joining a game lobby.
Added autosaving for replays.
Added an option to display the game timer.
Added UPnP support.
Updated to a new OpenGL backend.
Improved gameplay responsiveness during multiplayer by increasing turn rate to match LAN speeds over
Improved UI layout in sections.
Improved behavior of available lobbies within the ‘Join Game’ section.
Improved compatibility with Windows 7, 8.1, and 10.
Improved anticheat capabilities.
Improved installation and patching performance.
Mac Beta support now available for 10.11 and up.
Bug Fixes

Fixed palette issues to correct rainbow water, 80s Kerrigan face in the loading screen, and other graphic glitches.
Fixed problems with LAN game discovery.
Fixed IME support and other text artifacts in menus.
LAN and Legacy fixes.

Known Issues

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