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StarCraft turns 20 this month and all of Blizzard's games are celebrating

StarCraft turns 20 on March 31, and Blizzard is celebrating the venerable RTS’ birthday across the entire month. I’m lucky if I get a whole day to celebrate mine, but I’ll try not to be jealous of a game. The event spans all of Blizzard’s titles, so even if you don’t play StarCraft 2 or StarCraft: Remastered, there might still be something to tickle your fancy. 

On March 30 and 31, a StarCraft anniversary stream will be running on Twitch, presented by StarCraft personalities. That will be followed by StarCraft is Life: A Celebration, where fans of the series reminisce about their favourite moments from its 20-year history. You’ll be able to watch it on YouTube. 

Log into StarCraft: Remastered and StarCraft 2 after March 6, tomorrow, and you’ll get some commemorative UI skins. Do it before April 3 and you’ll also net yourself a StarCraft 2 anniversary portrait and decal. 

World of Warcraft, Diablo 3, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm and Overwatch are getting in on the celebration as well. If you’ve got them all, expect to have your hands full with all the skins, pets, portraits and cards. 

What are your favourite StarCraft memories?

Fraser Brown

Fraser is the UK online editor and has actually met The Internet in person. With over a decade of experience, he's been around the block a few times, serving as a freelancer, news editor and prolific reviewer. Strategy games have been a 30-year-long obsession, from tiny RTSs to sprawling political sims, and he never turns down the chance to rave about Total War or Crusader Kings. He's also been known to set up shop in the latest MMO and likes to wind down with an endlessly deep, systemic RPG. These days, when he's not editing, he can usually be found writing features that are 1,000 words too long. He thinks labradoodles are the best dogs but doesn't get to write about them much.