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StarCraft 2: Nova Covert Ops pre-orders open, include character portrait

Even StarCraft 2: Starter Edition owners can buy and play this new DLC mission pack.


StarCraft 2: Nova Covert Ops is a three episode add-on with nine missions in total. The first episode is expected on or before June 19 2016.

The mission arc tells a full story complete with cinematics, and since it focuses on a Terran Ghost, it sort of fits nicely into the empty yearning in your heart left by the long-ahelved StarCraft: Ghost. Here's the blurb:

The reign of Emperor Valerian Mengsk is under threat. Along with facing political opposition, several Dominion ghosts have gone missing in action while under his rule. Their trail leads to a secretive Terran group, the Defenders of Man. As Nova Terra, a psionic ghost trained to be the perfect covert operative, you must delve into the conspiracy before it’s too late for the Terran Dominion.

Check out the trailer below. Visit Battle.net to pre-purchase, which grants you an in-game portrait for use elsewhere in StarCraft 2. The full package will deliver a Ghost unit skin, too.

Nova Covert Ops works with any version of StarCraft 2, including the free starter edition you can grab now on Battle.net.

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