Blizzard Entertainment (http://www.blizzard.com) says its real-time strategy game, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, will be fully localized into Brazilian Portuguese and will be available in Brazil for a suggested retail price of $49.90 BRL.
With this purchase, players will have six months of access to the StarCraft II single-player campaign and multiplayer play through the new version of Battle.net, the premier online gaming destination for Blizzard Entertainment gamers. Continued StarCraft II play beyond the time included with the initial purchase will be available via 30-day and 60-day subscription options. Pricing for these options will be announced at a later date.
Players who prefer to make a one-time payment for unlimited access to the StarCraft II single-player campaign and multiplayer play on Battle.net will have the option to purchase and download an unlimited-access version of the game directly from Blizzard Entertainment at pricing similar to the US price of $59.99.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is the sequel to Blizzard Entertainment’s 1998 StarCraft, StarCraft II will once again center on the clash between the protoss, terrans, and zerg, with each side deploying favorite units from the original StarCraft, along with numerous upgraded and brand-new units and abilities that allow for fresh tactics and strategies.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty will be available on DVD-ROM for Mac OS X and Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7. Additional information about the game, including the release date, will be announced in the coming weeks.