If you were interested in playing the new StarCraft Universe Kickstarter project that launched at the beginning of last month you will be pleased to learn that the project has now been funded with nearly $85,000 in pledges from gamers and supporters.
The team behind StarCraft Universe Kickstarter project hopes to create a free to play science fiction Multi-Player Online RPG played through the Battle.net service on StarCraft II, but without the need for a StarCraft purchase. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the StarCraft Universe Kickstarter project and see it in action.
“StarCraft Universe tells a story set in an alternate reality, where the ending of StarCraft II:Wings of Liberty has a grim conclusion for Kerrigan. Without the Queen of Blades to stop the hybrid’s assault, the protoss are overwhelmed and defeated. In this reality, what would the survivors of these shattered worlds do? StarCraft Universe tells this story.
StarCraft Universe (SCU) is a game mod (Note: it is not a standalone game) for StarCraft II. Originally named World of StarCraft, SCU focuses on telling an epic story and intense combat action, as well as highly replay-able multi-player experiences. StarCraft Universe will be released as a series of custom games published through Battle.net.”
If you missed out on the initial Kickstarter campaign you can continue your support for the new game via a PayPal pledge. Jump over to the official website for more details.
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