Have you always wanted to check out that StarCraft game you’d heard so much about, but somehow managed to go nearly 20 years without buying a copy?
Good news! Nearly two decades after its 1998 release, StarCraft is now free. Legally!
Blizzard has just released the original game — plus the Brood War expansion — for free for both PC and Mac. You can find it here. Up until a few weeks ago, getting the game with its expansion would’ve cost $10-15.
The company says they’ve also used this opportunity to improve the game’s anti-cheat system, add “improved compatibility” with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10 and fix a few long-lasting bugs.
So why now? The company is about to release a remastered version of the game in just a few months, its graphics/audio overhauled for modern…