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Get A Free In-Game Portrait (Or More) When You Watch The WCS 2016 Winter Championships

Get A Free In-Game Portrait (Or More) When You Watch The WCS 2016 Winter Championships

We’re just one day away from seeing some of the top StarCraft II players go head to head at the WCS 2016 Winter Championships!

To celebrate, we’re giving away a free portrait to those who tune in to watch on We’ll also be activating Legacy of the Void free for some lucky viewers. Read on for more details.

Unlocking Your Free Portrait

To secure your free in-game portrait, you’ll first need to link your and accounts by doing the following:

  • Log in or create an account on
  • Navigate to the Settings menu by clicking your account name in the top-right corner of the home screen.
  • Navigate to the Connections tab of the Settings menu.
  • Find the section then follow the given instructions after selecting a region and clicking Connect.

After you’ve linked your accounts, simply watch any game in the WCS 2016 Winter Championships via the channels listed in our survival guide to receive your portrait. Please note that the portrait should appear in your collection approximately two weeks after the event’s conclusion.

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Legacy of the Void Giveaway

Each day of the tournament, we’ll also be activating the Legacy of the Void expansion for some lucky viewers who don’t already have it on their account.  The entry method is the same: simply link your and accounts as described above, and tune in via one of the channels listed in our blog post to watch the event. Don’t forget to keep your fingers crossed for luck!

Other Useful Info

The WCS Winter Championships begin March 2 at 12:20 p.m. CET. For complete event details including players, broadcast talent, schedule, and more, check out our regularly updated survival guide here. For the official rules, please see this forum post.

For more StarCraft II esports, be sure to visit our web site or follow @esportstarcraft on Twitter. 

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