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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 donít 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, thatís not going to be an enjoyable experience for them." Thanks Eurogamer.

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31. Re: Blizzard Sep 22, 2012, 16:01 Cyanotetyphas
 
I think it would be easy to monetize an Esport. Run cash tournaments. Players pay in, top 3 place in the money and the house takes 40-60%. Poker is big now because its stupid easy to make money off of providing a thorough fair for greed.  
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