Everyone's probably itching to dive right into the game, but it's worth knowing what exactly the free version of StarCraft II has in store. Only a select number of co-op commanders can be leveled to their max potential, while others are limited to level five. In order to unlock it, you'll have to earn 10 First Wins of the Day in Unranked or Versus AI play.
'A cracking climax to the StarCraft 2 saga, Legacy of the Void combines the best ever StarCraft multiplayer experience with what's arguably the strongest of the three campaigns'.
In the above video and a couple of companion commercials in the same vein, a teenager laments to his father that he's not winning at Starcraft II and couldn't they just buy some new units for him.
The first time you sign into Battle.net, you'll need to create a BattleTag - basically your online alias. Here are a few things you should know, followed by instructions on registering for and downloading the game. Ensure you access Battle.net and claim it until December 8. Scroll down and look for StarCraft II.
You can also purchase any of the campaigns or a seasonal War Chest to gain immediate access to ranked play if you desire.
If you've lost the desire to play Battlefront 2 in the face of this controversy, but haven't played Starcraft 2 yet, you could see why we're seeing Blizzard Entertainment poking fun at EA and pick up the free Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty campaign on PC. The co-op commanders Artanis, Kerrigan and Raynor will also be available while the other commanders will only be free-for-play up to level 5.
Just for context, the expansions for StarCraft II still run up to $15 each, GameSpot reports. For any further need, you can take notes.