The first StarCraft games await a second birth

27 March 2017
Blizzard Entertainment continues to delight fans of its games. During the I <3 StarCraft event in Seoul on March 25, Michael Morhaime, the company's president and co-founder, announced the upcoming re-release of StarCraft and StarCraft: Brood War. It is known that the new game will be called StarCraft: Remastered.It is expected that the re-release will get updated dialogues and briefings between tasks, as well as the re-recorded original soundtrack. In addition, there will be improved matchmaking, its own branded client, a function to save replays and saves to the cloud, as well as the ability to change keyboard shortcuts. But one of the most important innovations for most players will be the improved detail and support for high resolution, up to 4k. In addition, the game will have the missing zoom feature, which will help to create an effect of presence during the battles and more detailed consideration of certain characters. The developers have promised to consider even "the veins on the wings of Mutalisk. This is not all good news from Blizzard Entertainment. The fact that soon the 1.18 patch for the original StarCraft will be released. It will add to the game observer mode, the ability to reassign keys, improve compatibility with Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, and brings new tools to combat cheaters. But the most important change is that after the patch release the game will be completely free. StarCraft: Remastered will be released this summer. The game will please both Windows and macOS users and will support 13 languages. Unfortunately we don't know the approximate price of the remastered game.