Real Time Strategy (RTS)
The struggle for justice in a tumultuous corner of the universe known as the Koprulu sector continues. You will once again find yourself at the center of the clash between the protoss, terrans, and zerg, with each side deploying legions of veteran, upgraded, and new unit types. Direct the exploits of marshal-turned-rebel leader Jim Raynor, meeting both familiar faces and new heroes along the way. Tailor your experience to suit your playing style by choosing your own mission path and selecting technology and research upgrades throughout the 29-mission campaign.
Also at your disposal are several challenge missions, with focused goals designed to ease newer players into learning multiplayer strategies. A new version of Battle.net brings unparalleled online play to StarCraft II, featuring several enhancements and new features, including voice communication, cloud file storage, leagues and ladders, achievements, unlockable rewards, stat-tracking, custom mod support, and much more.
- Call Down the Thunder - Whether you command the mysterious Protoss, the nomadic terrans or the ruthless Zerg, you must decide how to outwit or outgun the enemy in an unforgiving universe of intense strategic combat.
- Weapons Primed - Device and deploy merciless strategies with over 3D new units and weapons at your command. Torch foes with the Hellion's flamethrower. ambush adversaries with acid-spewing banelings or deploy the Void Ray's prismmatic bean to annihilate your enemies.
- Master your Destiny - Lead Reyno's raiders in their quest for vengeance and glory as they burn across the galaxy. You choose which missions to take, which story-lines to complete and where to invest your hard-earned cash.
- Mega Multiplayer - Wage unrelenting war on your friends and foes over the all-new batte.net Whether it's your first time gaming online or you're a multiplayer veteran. Battle.net's unrivaled Automatch technology makes sure it's always a fair fight.