Blizzard Entertainment announced that StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is now available for purchase around the world.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is the sequel to the '98 hit real-time strategy, StarCraft. StarCraft has been hailed by players around the world as the top real-time strategy game of all time.
"We've worked hard to deliver an epic continuation of the StarCraft story line as well as the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game with StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. "Combined with the next-generation online environment of the new Battle.net, we believe players will agree that StarCraft II offers an experience unlike anything we've ever created, and we're excited to finally be able to share it with them."
Continuing from where StarCraft: Brood War left off, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty chronicles the exploits of the rebel-leader Jim Raynor and features familiar and new faces.
The game is available for Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, as well as MAC. The standard edition is priced at $59.99 and the Collector's Edition is priced at $99.99.
Features of the Collector's Edition include:
- The Art of StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, a 176-page book featuring artwork from the game
- An exclusive 2GB USB flash drive replica of Jim Raynor's dog tag, which comes preloaded with the original StarCraft and the StarCraft: Brood War(R) expansion set
- A behind-the-scenes DVD containing over an hour of developer interviews, cinematics with director's commentary, and more
- The official StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty soundtrack CD, containing 14 epic tracks from the game along with exclusive bonus tracks
- StarCraft comic book issue #0, a prequel to the comic series
- A World of Warcraft(R) mini Thor in-game pet that can be applied to all World of Warcraft characters on a single Battle.net account
- Exclusive Battle.net downloadable content, including special portraits for your Battle.net profile, decals to customize your units in-game, and a visually unique version of the terran Thor unit