Blizzard has officially launched Star Craft for free download and the new expansion for Brood War later this year, game developers are bound to release the Remastered version. Star Craft fans are now able to download their favorite game for free, being part of the new update of the game. On April 19, Blizzard has developed a patch for Star Craft, this being the first time in more than eight years.
The first patch of Star Craft is now available for free
The team from Blizzard also made available the new Brood War expansion. Now, the patch is available for free on Mac and PC. The team of developers has warned gamers that after developing the patched version of the game, they need to use the ‘Run as Admin’ option. This is necessary during the first client run to relocate saves and prevent problems from Windows system admin modifications.
However, fans should also know that there are a lot of improvements and updates which were also implemented into the game. Moreover, the Blizzard team has also deployed several bug fixes, like palette issues, made to correct rainbow water and several others graphic glitches. The team of developers has also solved the problems which occurred with LAN game discovery and IME support.
Blizzard is bound to launch the Remastered version soon
All the updates and fixes are part of the big tune-up before the launch of the Star Craft Remastered version. Blizzard announced the upcoming Remastered game in March. This is bound to provide a full graphical revamp of the original game. Nevertheless, the team of developers highlighted the idea that they will not implement gameplay modifications.
Mike Morhaime, the CEO, and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, argued that the new Star Craft is just a synthesis of Blizzard’s DNA, encompassing its balance, story and all the details which reflect their commitment to great entertainment. This has been the cornerstone of competitive gaming. E also argued that Star Craft: Remastered is prone to improve the original audio, visuals and online support of the game to make sure that gamers can transform into their fans for the next 20 years.
The new patch will include changes like the 4K functionality, advanced matchmaking. Illustrations bound to improve storytelling in the Star Craft: Brood War and Star Craft campaign missions. Among other updates, gamers will also benefit from custom maps, cloud savings for campaign progress, key binds, replays and support for eight new languages besides the already existing five languages.
If you are curious about the changes introduced in the new patch, download the game for free and have fun.
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