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StarCraft’s 20th anniversary celebrated in Overwatch, more

Lots of ways to celebrate.

Blizzard will celebrate StarCraft‘s 20th anniversary with a special skin for Overwatch‘s Widowmaker.

The skin is only a small part of planned festivities to honour the popular franchise, with events running across OverwatchHeroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Diablo III, World of Warcraft and, of course, StarCraft and StarCraft 2 themselves.

The Overwatch skin, shown above, will be available between 6 March and 3 April, alongside a Diablo III pet from 6 March. Hearthstone will be offering a StarCraft-themed Tavern Brawl between 21-25 March. Heroes of the Storm will offer up 3 themed portraits between 27 March to 7 April, with StarCraft-themed pets in World of Warcraft from 31 March and 6 April.

Finally, StarCraft and StarCraft II will both be offering special UI skins from 6 March.

The in-game promotions are in addition to a special anniversary video and anniversary stream that will take place on 31 March and 30 March, respectively.

You can read all about each promotion here.

Happy anniversary, StarCraft!

 

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