IncGamers’ StarCraft channel StarCraftWire has further investigated Blizzard’s decision to leave LAN play out of StarCraft II
IncGamers broke the story about Blizzard, and focusing solely on Battle.net. Over 87.000 fans have since signed an to include LAN in the sequel to the popular action RTS.
The developer citedfor the omission of LAN play: to stop piracy and to bring the community together. The original StarCraft lacked such online cohesion and, while very popular, has also been widely pirated , one of the new markets Blizzard is targeting.
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