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Old 07-06-09, 07:51 PM   #25
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Default Re: Starcraft II no lan?

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Personally I couldn't care less since I will be getting the box on the 1st day. What I do care is is it really gonna come to us this year? W/ at least 4 months of beta testing, I think it's about some damn time they kick off the event if they are going to release it this year.
What's gonna happen is that the beta will be released right after Blizzcon 09, maybe 2 or 3 months of beta testing, and then it will release in Dec 09/Jan 10. Just my guess.
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Old 07-07-09, 07:40 AM   #26
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Sounds like nobody here has been updated. LAN is going to be included, it's just that you have to go through Battle.net 2.0 to do so. So even if you don't have an Internet connection, you can "log" into Battle.net via Offline type mode and go on your way.
I havent really been following the news, if this is true then its pretty much the best solution, and essentially what steam provides(though I think if you start steam in offline mode you can still lan, havent tried it though)
So even more props to Blizzard for knowing standard DRM is going to be hacked anyway, and providing a better solution that benefits customers
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