n the distant future, the newly formed Terran Dominion faces the arrival of two hostile alien races: the savage Zerg and the enigmatic Protoss. Gather resources and expand your forces to lead them to victory. The only allies are enemies. The only choice is war.

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  • Command Three Powerful Races

    The mystic Protoss, the adaptable Terrans, the merciless Zerg -- all must fight for their place amongst the stars.
  • Experience an Epic Storyline

    StarCraft's storyline spans thirty missions spread across three unique campaigns, creating a true sci-fi epic. Follow Jim Raynor on his quest to save the the Terran colonies from destruction; serve the cunning Zerg Overmind as it hatches a deadly plan; and lead the Protoss Prelates in the desperate defense of their homeworld.
  • Create and Share your Own Maps

    StarCraft includes the map editor used by the game's developers to create all of StarCraft's single and multiplayer maps. Use it to conceive your own multiplayer battlegrounds and campaigns, and share them with your friends.
  • Prove your Mettle Online With

    Take the fight online with up to seven of your friends via, Blizzard Entertainment's free online gaming service. Find matches, share strategies, and compete in regional ladders to see who controls the galaxy.
  • Rediscover a Real-Time Strategy Classic

    StarCraft introduced many revolutionary new features that have since become staples of the real-time strategy genre: asymmetric factions, meticulous balance, and a strong emphasis on deep strategy and high accessibility. Find out why even more than ten years later, StarCraft continues to headline gaming tournaments worldwide.

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The StarCraft: Brood War expansion adds a host of new features to the game, including three new campaigns set in the aftermath of the original StarCraft. Explore new worlds, fight your way through dangerous missions, and command powerful new units for each race.

Game Information

  • Platform: PC / Mac
  • Genre: Real-Time Strategy
  • Release Date: March 31, 1998
  • Expansion requires the full version of StarCraft

System requirements:

  • 16 MB RAM
  • Windows® XP or Windows Vista®
  • Pentium 90 or higher
  • 2X CD-ROM drive
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  • 16 MB RAM
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 to 10.6.X
  • PowerMac or compatible
  • 2X CD-ROM drive
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