15E Play in any game region Pre-purchase for 3 episodes containing 3 missions each. First Nova mission pack is expected to release on or before June 19, 2016. All three Nova mission packs are expected to release on or before December 1, 2016. StarCraft II Starter Edition required to play. Internet Connection, Battle.net® registration, and Battle.net desktop app required. A conspiracy unfolds 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. Nine new missions With a nine mission story told over the course of three mission packs, you'll immerse yourself in the Koprulu sector as you work your way through each mission, strategize against the Defenders of Man, and help Emperor Mengsk restore peace and unity to the Dominion. A ghost story Follow Nova's story line in vibrant, striking cutscenes as she searches the sector for answers and battles for truth. In-game goodies Pre-purchase Nova: Covert Ops and you'll receive a special in-game portrait. You’ll also receive a ghost unit skin for StarCraft II when you purchase the entire Nova bundle! Those who pre-purchase Nova Covert Ops will receive a unique Nova portrait, as well as a Covert Ops Ghost skin for their Ghost units. The Nova portrait is limited to the pre-purchase bundle, and will be gone once the first series of missions launch. Product Requirements Pre-purchase for 3 episodes containing 3 missions each. First Nova mission pack is expected to release on or before June 19, 2016. All three Nova mission packs are expected to release on or before December 1, 2016. StarCraft II Starter Edition required to play. Internet Connection, Battle.net® registration, and Battle.net desktop app required. What does the Nova Covert Ops bundle contain? The bundle contains the entire story arc of Nova Covert Ops, which includes all three mission packs and the Covert Ops Ghost skin. Each mission pack contains three campaign-style missions. Those who pre-purchase the bundle will also receive a Nova portrait. Can I buy each mission pack individually? Yes, but only the Nova Covert Ops bundle is available for pre-purchase. Individual mission packs will be available for purchase when the first pack goes live in spring of 2016. Each mission pack contains three campaign-style missions. Can I get the pre-purchase goodies after the first mission pack is live? The Nova portrait is only available for those who pre-purchase Nova Covert Ops. The Covert Ops Ghost skin is available if you pre-purchase Nova Covert Ops, or own all of the mission packs. Please note: the Covert Ops Ghost Skin will be awarded once all of the mission packs are owned. How much will each mission pack cost? Each mission pack will be $7.49 USD, but you can pre-purchase all three now for $14.99 USD. When will I receive the Nova portrait and Covert Ops Ghost skin? If you pre-purchase the Nova Covert Ops bundle, you will receive the rewards on or before the release of the first mission pack. Do I have to own a version of StarCraft II in order to purchase Nova Covert Ops? No, you may purchase Nova Covert Ops through the Starter Edition without owning any version of StarCraft II.