I read from Ars Technica that Blizzard has renamed StarCraft 2 demo as Starter Edition. The only caveat is that you have to be online to be able to play the game and must be logged on to Battle.net to be able to download it. As usual, it’s a crippled version of the full version. Here’s what you can do with it.
- The first four missions of the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty single-player campaign, including Mar Sara 1-3 and the choice to embark on Tychus’s first mission or Dr. Hansen’s first mission.
- The first two Challenges: Tactical Command and Covert Ops.
- Access to the terran race in Custom Games and Single-Player vs. AI.
- Access to the following custom maps (map selection may rotate over time): Xel’Naga Caverns, Shattered Temple, Discord IV, and High Orbit
That’s a pretty big chunk of the game. It’s more than enough for players to get familiarized with the gameplay. And for casual player limke