In preparation for StarCraft Remastered, the original version of the game is now free for everyone.
Are you an old school StarCraft fan who lost your original disks for the game? How about a newbie to the series wondering what all the fuss about the original game is about? Well, I've got some good news for you: now you can play the original StarCraft and the Brood War expansion absolutely free! No strings attached.
The change in price is in preparation for the game's upcoming HD remaster, which will have a price tag, but we're not sure exactly how much it will be. Blizzard has confirmed that those who pay for the upgrade will still be able to play with those using the free, classic version of the game.
The free version of the game can be downloaded here. As well as being made free, a recent patch to the game has made a host of improvements concerning online, and Windows 7,8 and 10 compatibility.