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Blizzard Denies Milking StarCraft II

Edge Online has a Q&A with Blizzard's Bob Colayco about the revelation that StarCraft II will be released as three different products. Bob flatly denies that this is a pernicious effect of the Activision Blizzard merger and also decries accusations they are trying to milk the science fiction RTS franchise: "Activision doesn’t really factor in, because ultimately the people calling the shots on how this game is going to turn out is the StarCraft II dev team. This trilogy decision was really made by that team. Effectively, what are we really talking about here? We’ve always done our RTS games with one expansion pack. So now we’re releasing two. Is it really that weird?"

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These days it seems the average price for an expansion is $30 anyways.

It's $40 actually. And it's reasonable to assume that they will add something to these "expansions" that make them more than just the other races campaigns.

I'm curious to hear the release schedule for the other campaigns because timing will be a huge factor here. With how long it's taken valve to complete episodes you could be waiting a year for a campaign expansion... And after spending a year playing the game how many people are going to rush out and buy some singleplayer campaign missions?

 
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