Star Craft: Brood War Patch 1.18 Patch Notes Star Craft and Star Craft: Brood War are now free.The Blizzard App (previously known as the client) is a tool to download, update and launch games by Blizzard Entertainment.The next time through, no login should be required; simply launch and click Play!
The indistinct swirly logo has been replaced by the Blizzard logo.
On my 8th hour if you can believe it trying to install SCII.
Now i get home and what do you know it, my sister bought me SCII. The Updates begin downloading at a snails pace, 40 mb took like 25 minutes.
"Over time, though, we've seen that there's been occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities under which everything falls - Blizzard and
Given that built-in multiplayer support is a well-understood concept and more of a normal expectation these days, there isn't as much of a need to maintain a separate identity for what is essentially our networking technology." Only the name will change - indeed, has changed.