Starcraft 2 released – download it now

Jul 27, 2010 - 5 Comments

starcraft 2 mac

RTS fans around the world are having a party today; Starcraft 2 is out for both Mac and Windows, and you can download the game now directly from Blizzard or pick it up from various retailers. The game costs $60 regardless of whether you get the digital distribution/download or if you opt for the physical box.

For a completely digital release, you can get the game directly from Battlenet and Blizzard:
Download & Buy Starcraft 2 from Blizzard

If you’d like to have a physical box, install DVD, and manual, you can get the game with free shipping from Amazon:
Buy Starcraft 2 on

Be sure to check the Starcraft 2 system requirements for Mac before getting the game.

starcraft 2 screenshot

Is it just me or do some of the scenes in Starcraft 2 look like they’re right out of Avatar?

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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in Games, Mac OS, News


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  1. AndyDitter says:

    Any suggestions for alternate download locations? Blizzard Downloader is too slow. :(

  2. gekkou says:

    or was it like the avatar, gave a preview/sneak peek at the new sc2 game…
    banshee design is very practical though seen it on starship troopers.

  3. toonBOOM says:

    @ Hodge

    Actually, Blizzard designed those vehicles/units/map designs before avatar was even released. Some of the units depicted in the screenshot (such as the mutalisks, dropships, marines, etc) are from the original, 12 year old game. I believe that the similarities between Avatar and SC2 are coincidence.

  4. Armada says:

    Oh god sc2 looks awesome

  5. Hodge says:

    That last screen shot looks identical to the big battle in Avatar, from the flying machines to the flying dinosaur beasts… gee I wonder if Blizzard are fans?

    I have the game waiting for me at home… can’t wait to get off work and play it!

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