What is StarCraft II?
A brief overview of the game
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is the long-awaited sequel to the original StarCraft, Blizzard Entertainment’s critically acclaimed sci-fi real-time strategy game. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is both a challenging single-player game and a fast-paced multiplayer game, and it also taps into Battle.net – Blizzard Entertainment’s fully-featured online gaming service. So, what exactly is StarCraft II? Read on and find out.
What is a Real-Time Strategy Game?
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The Races of StarCraft II
StarCraft II features three distinct ’races’ whose armies comprise entirely unique units and structures. Each race has its own strengths and weaknesses, and knowing their tactical profiles can mean the difference between glorious victory or crushing defeat.
Multiplayer and Battle.net
Character ProfilesTrack your single- and multiplayer progress via achievements, choose your portrait, and more.
Friends ListBattle.net offers social networking features to improve your online gaming experience. You can send broadcast messages to all your friends, keep in touch across different Battle.net games, and stay up-to-date with your friends’ activity.
Online MatchmakingWhether you play on the competitive ladder or enjoy custom games and maps, Battle.net’s advanced matchmaking system is there to find you the perfect match.
Competitive PlayProve your skill on the StarCraft II ranked leagues and ladders. Battle.net accurately places you in the optimal league and division for your skill level.
Custom Maps and Game TypesWe’ve placed the same level editor used to create StarCraft II in your hands. You can create your own maps and mods, share them with your friends, and play them on Battle.net.
Data in the CloudWherever you go, your StarCraft II progress can follow. StarCraft II allows you to store your single-player progress on Battle.net, so if you ever have to re-install the game or want to play on more than one computer, you can pick up right where you left off.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Single-Player Campaign
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