StarCraft is probablythe most iconic real-time strategy game ever. And a lot of people still play it even though it was released in 1998. But if you want to experience StarCraft with better graphics and new skins, you’ll want to check out StarCraft: Remastered.
Infinite Fronts, Infinite Enemies
Blizzard has announced that the new version will have enhanced, widescreen 4K-resolution graphics. It will also have leaderboards, cloud saves, matchmaking and improved sound. There will also be a multiplayer compatibility with the original game.
StarCraft: Remastered will include all of the original game’s storyline and single-player version as well as content from the Brood Wars expansion. You can switch between the remastered graphics and the original with a click of a button. The original game and its expansions will be called “StarCraft Anthology” and it will be free to play. You will have to upgrade to the Remastered version to play on 4k resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, and unlock other bonus features.
Check out the official trailer announcement of StarCraft: Remastered
Many of the critiques have praised the game as one of the best video games of all time. It raised the bar for real-time strategy games. With more than 12 million copies sold worldwide, StarCraft is one of the best-selling games for the PC. The game has been praised for pioneering the use of unique factions in real-time strategy gameplay and for a compelling story. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, a sequel, was released in July 2010.
The Remastered version will arrive August 15 in the US and it costs $15. Preordering the game will also get you three unique building skins.