Blizzard gives Blackthorne away as a free download

PC Gamer has reported that Blizzard’s 16-bit platformer Blackthorne (originally released in 1994 for the SNES and MS-DOS) can now be downloaded for free through

All players need to do is log-in to, and head on over to the “Classic Games” section to snag their free copy for Windows systems. Could the free release of this classic be the first of many to come? We’ll have to wait and see.

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