Blizzard Releases New Short Film to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of 'StarCraft'

Along with commemorative in-game awards.

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With the 20th anniversary of StarCraft coming March 31, Blizzard Entertainment is kicking off its celebrations with a new short film. A look at the evolution of the military science fiction game’s inception, the clip highlights the different expansions and the monumental sequel that has kept fans glued to their screens since 1998.

Additionally, this month Blizzard Entertainment is set to offer a plethora of StarCraft themed in-game awards that will extend to all of its active games. As a final cap off to its commemorative events, the American game developer will be holding an Anniversary Stream on March 30 and 31 on Twitch and launching a look back at memorable game moments in a new YouTube video series, StarCraft is Life: A Celebration.

Watch the commemorative StarCraft short film above and check out a list of all the celebratory in-game rewards below.

Also, learn how you can now use a Playstation 4 controller to play the Nintendo Switch.

StarCraft: Remastered — Log in to StarCraft: Remastered after March 6 to receive a commemorative 20th Anniversary UI Skin for StarCraft: Remastered.

StarCraft 2 — Log in to StarCraft 2 after March 6 to receive a special UI Skin for each race. Additionally, log in between March 6 and April 3 to receive a Portrait and Decal.

Diablo 3 — Log in to Diablo 3 after March 6 to receive Dominion’s Revenge, a fearsome Battlecruiser-themed Pet.

Overwatch — Log in to Overwatch between March 6 and April 3 to receive the Sarah Kerrigan Ghost skin for Widowmaker.

World of Warcraft — Between March 31 and April 6, salute one of the following StarCraft-themed companion pets — Zergling, Grunty, Mini Thor, Baneling, or Zeradar — to receive the “Salute to StarCraft” Feat of Strength.

Heroes of the Storm — Log in to Heroes of the Storm between March 27 and April 7 to receive a 20th Anniversary Portrait for Protoss, Terran and Zerg.

Hearthstone — Play a StarCraft-inspired Tavern Brawl between March 21 and 25 to receive three Kobolds & Catacombs packs.

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