The legendary StarCraft game can be downloaded for free. Legally

The cult game of the 90’s became free. The company Blizzard released a large patch for StarCraft: Brood War. With the update free and became the original game, and addition. Download versions for PC and Mac can be found on the official StarCraft website.

The cult strategy was released in 1998 and a few days ago it cost 10-15 dollars. Why did the game become free right now?

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For the summer of 2017, the release of StarCraft Remastered, an updated version of the famous science fiction strategy, is scheduled. It will include the original game and the addition of StarCraft: Brood War in modern recycling. Graphics, dialogs and sound will be updated. Flawless gameplay, promised in Blizzard, will not change.

In updating StarCraft graphics, dialogs and sound remained the same, but something all the same changed. Patch 1.18 improved compatibility with Windows and Mac, added support for windowed mode, UTF-8 encoding, hot keys. Also appeared the observer mode and auto-save replays and the ability to search for popular maps.