Fans Flock to Buy 'StarCraft II' at Midnight

Blizzard Entertainment held a July 26 midnight event for StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, the long-anticipated sequel to 1998's critically acclaimed real-time strategy game, StarCraft.


Sporting a vibrant 3D-graphics engine, StarCraft II once again centers on the clashes between alien worlds. Unparalleled online play for StarCraft II is available through a new version of, Blizzard Entertainment's world-renowned gaming service, which includes several enhancements and new features, such as voice communication, cloud file storage, leagues and ladders, achievements, stat-tracking and more.


"We've worked hard to deliver an epic continuation of the StarCraft story line as well as the ultimate competitive real-time strategy game with StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty," said Mike Morhaime, CEO and Co-Founder of Blizzard Entertainment. "Combined with the next-generation online environment of the new, we believe players will agree that StarCraft II offers an experience unlike anything we've ever created, and we're excited to finally be able to share it with them."


StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is available in retail stores or at