StarCraft: Remastered to released on August 14
Blizzard Entertainment has announced that StarCraft: Remastered, the remastered versions of their classic RTS will be released on August 14th.
StarCraft: Remastered will see the 1998 classic receive a 21st-century makeover with a full graphical upgrade of the original StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War expansion, support for up to 4K resolution, cloud saving options, new matchmaking and leaderboards, and more.
In this morning’s, press release Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment, had the following to say regarding StarCraft: Remastered.
“Nearly 20 years ago, StarCraft welcomed millions of gamers to an epic sci-fi universe—and also helped form the foundation for esports as we know it today,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “Passionate gamers around the world are still playing Brood War, both with friends and competitively, so we’re modernizing the technology behind StarCraft so that they can continue to enjoy the game for many years to come.”
StarCraft: Remastered is set to retail for £12.99, and according to Blizzard those who pre-purchase the game before August 14 “will receive three unique building skins for use in StarCraft: Remastered—the Char Hive, the Korhal Command Center, and the Aiur Nexus. Additionally, those who purchase StarCraft: Remastered will receive digital bonuses in StarCraft II, including the Alexei Stukov co-op commander and three unique portraits that celebrate StarCraft: Remastered.”
For more information on StarCraft: Remastered, visit https://starcraft.com/.
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