Command Three Powerful RacesThe mystic Protoss, the adaptable Terrans, the merciless Zerg — all must fight for their place amongst the stars.
In the distant future, the newly formed Terran Dominion faces the arrival of two hostile alien races: the savage Zerg and the enigmatic Protoss. Gather resources and expand your forces to lead them to victory. The only allies are enemies. The only choice is war.
Experience an Epic StorylineStarCraft’s storyline spans thirty missions spread across three unique campaigns, creating a true sci-fi epic. Follow Jim Raynor on his quest to save the the Terran colonies from destruction; serve the cunning Zerg Overmind as it hatches a deadly plan; and lead the Protoss Prelates in the desperate defense of their homeworld.
Create and Share your Own MapsStarCraft includes the map editor used by the game’s developers to create all of StarCraft’s single and multiplayer maps. Use it to conceive your own multiplayer battlegrounds and campaigns, and share them with your friends.
Prove your Mettle Online Take the fight online with up to seven of your friends via Battle.net, Blizzard Entertainment’s free online gaming service. Find matches, share strategies, and compete in regional ladders to see who controls the galaxy.
Rediscover a Real-Time Strategy ClassicStarCraft introduced many revolutionary new features that have since become staples of the real-time strategy genre: asymmetric factions, meticulous balance, and a strong emphasis on deep strategy and high accessibility. Find out why even more than ten years later, StarCraft continues to headline gaming tournaments worldwide.