NetEase has confirmed that the Chinese version of Starcraft II will release on April 6, with the local version of the RTS’s beta starting today. Following the beta users will be able to purchase game time in 30-day increments for a price of RMB20 ($3), for both the multiplayer and single-player elements. Starcraft II was originally released in July 2010 in the rest of the world, selling more than 1.5 million copies in its first 48 hours; it has LtD sales of 4.5 million copies globally. More on GI.
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