Starcraft 2 is going to become free to play

Going on the back of other esports titles also becoming free to play Blizzard have made a huge announcement for Starcraft 2 fans. The game will become free to play from November 14th, according to Company CEO Mike Morhaime. 

Starcraft 2 is going to be included into the Winter Olympics and as such will be a precedent for esports in Olympics. In an attempt to make sure that there are decent numbers playing and following Starcraft 2. Starcraft 2 is widely considered to be the birth of esports.

Also included for free is the ranked multiplayer ladder, which players will unlock after achieving 10 First Wins of the Day in either unranked or versus modes. All co-op commanders, also announced today at BlizzCon, will be playable for free as well, albeit only up to level five. (Kerrigan, Raynor and Artanis will remain free indefinitely, however.)

We would suggest you look at esports betting sites like Pinnacle Sports, Ladbrokes, Bet365 Sport, 10 Bet and William Hill for some of these biggest competitive betting markets, if you’re looking for high-quality Starcraft 2 SK Telecom Proleague wagering this week.

The League of Legends and DOTA 2, which have concluded many of the major games in both the eSports games in August, is relatively quiet this year, however, because of eSports ‘ popularity, some sport betting events may be included in the next few weeks.

It is difficult to precisely predict which minor competitions can be covered and where it is always a good idea to check out the new market pages Pinnacle Sports, Betway, Unikrn and Paddy Power every day.