Blizzard StarCraft 2

VersionLOTV(as of 2/20/2017)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:3.8  |  16 Votes

Main Features

  • Single player and multiplayer game modes
  • Expansive worldwide community
  • Continuous development and expansion content
  • StarCraft editor for map, mod, and campaign customization

Software Overview

StarCraft 2 or "SC2" is a real-time strategy (RTS) game where you harvest resources to produce buildings and units in order to destroy opponents. The game offers a single player campaign and online multiplayer mode.

StarCraft was originally released in 1998, followed by multiple expansions. StarCraft 2 offers a powerful 3D-graphics engine for smooth gameplay and realistic effects. It allows you to customize your gaming experience by letting you create custom maps, edit campaigns, and make mods with the StarCraft editor.

The game features three different races – Terran, Protoss, and Zerg. Gameplay involves harvesting minerals and gas, and attacking opponents. The different skills required for playing the game are often categorized as "Macro" and "Micro." Macro represents managing resources, constructing buildings, creating workers, and building your army. Micro is how you manually control the units that you have created. You can command your units to perform different tasks, such as harvesting resources, moving across the map, and attacking opponents.

StarCraft is a popular game for RTS enthusiasts. Whether you're a casual or professional player, you’ll find this game to be engaging, challenging, and possibly addicting. If you want to get sucked into an immersive gaming world, start playing StarCraft and join the millions of StarCraft players around the world.

Primary File Type

sc2save icon.SC2SAVEBlizzard StarCraft 2 Saved Game

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.SC2SAVEBlizzard StarCraft 2 Saved Game
.SC2ARCHIVEBlizzard StarCraft 2 Archive File
.SC2ASSETSBlizzard StarCraft 2 Assets File
.SC2BANKStarCraft 2 Bank File
.SC2DATABlizzard StarCraft 2 Data File
.SC2LOCALEBlizzard StarCraft 2 Localization File
.SC2MAStarCraft 2 Map Data File
.SC2MAPBlizzard StarCraft 2 Map File
.SC2MODBlizzard StarCraft 2 Modification File
.SC2REPLAYBlizzard StarCraft 2 Replay File
.SC2SCENEStarCraft 2 Cut Scene File

Additional Related File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.GALAXYBlizzard Galaxy File
.M3Blizzard MDX3 Model File
.MPQEBlizzard Encrypted Mo'PaQ File
.S2MHStarCraft 2 Map Header File
.S2MLStarCraft 2 Map Localization File
.S2MVStarCraft 2 Map Preview File
.S2QHStarCraft 2 Localization Header File
.S2QLStarCraft 2 Unit Localization File
Updated 2/20/2017