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Blizzard "Looking At" F2P StarCraft II Multiplayer

Blizzard is "looking at free to play as an option for the multiplayer" in StarCraft II, reports StarcraftN, quoting lead designer Dustin Browder during a panel discussion at the Valencia eSports Congress. He also notes that the nature of their RTS sequel may not make this worthwhile. "We don’t know how we would monetize it," he adds. "While it might be good fun for me to play against someone with only half the units available to them, that’s not going to be an enjoyable experience for them." Thanks Eurogamer.

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15. Re: Blizzard Sep 21, 2012, 23:04 Prez
 
As long as Starcraft 2 continues to have a dedicated offline singleplayer campaign, I don't care what they do with multiplayer. I never touch it. I really enjoyed SC2's campaign and would like to see more with the expansions if Blizzard ever finishes the things. As an aside it is utterly befuddling that companies nowadays think consumers give a crap about their never-ending quest to monetize everything. Why in the world would they think we give a shit about their struggles with figuring out how to make more money off of their customer base?

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