Tag: Warcraft III

Because of Reforged, you can’t buy original Warcraft 3 right now
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Because of Reforged, you can’t buy original Warcraft 3 right now

Warcraft 3: Reforged will rework the 2002 original with new visuals and other changes, and will also include access to the old version of the game. If you’re hoping to get your nostalgia fix ahead of Reforged’s release, though, you’re currently out of luck. The only Warcraft 3 item you can get on Battle.net right now is Reforged, and there’s currently no way get access to the original. read more

Blizzard doesn’t “have any plans” for Warcraft 4 right now
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Blizzard doesn’t “have any plans” for Warcraft 4 right now

Blizzard currently has numerous projects in the pipeline, but as of right now none of those projects are Warcraft 4. Despite the eager reaction to the announcement of Warcraft III: Reforged, a full remaster of the 2002 game, the studio heads “don’t have any plans” for a fourth game in the long-running RTS series – although there’s the possibility it may happen in the future. read more

Warcraft 3: Reforged requires “orders of magnitude” more work than Starcraft Remastered
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Warcraft 3: Reforged requires “orders of magnitude” more work than Starcraft Remastered

From the moment Warcraft III: Reforged was announced at Blizzcon 2018’s opening ceremony, it was obvious that this was a remaster on a higher scale than many may have expected. More than just a 4K upscaling of old, blocky assets, Reforged sees all of Warcraft III’s characters and assets recreated. The result is an RTS that looks like a brand new game; an actual remake rather than a remaster. And while that’s not quite true – Reforged still runs on the Warcraft III tech – it certainly is a much bigger project than Blizzard’s last classic recreation, Starcraft Remastered. In fact, it’s “orders of magnitude more work” than that project. read more