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Warcraft III: Reforged is a Full HD Remake of Blizzard’s Classic RTS, Out in 2019


BlizzCon 2018 kicks off today, and the show’s opening ceremonies included a major announcement for the studio’s old-school fans – Warcraft III is making its return. A Warcraft III remaster has been rumored for some time, but it Blizzard is going a step further, as Reforged will be a full remake, featuring a complete visual overhaul, redone cutscenes, and new Battle.net online features. You can check out an epic Warcraft III: Reforged cinematic trailer, below.

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Warcraft III: Reforged will include all the content from the original game and it’s expansion The Frozen Throne. Here’s a quick peek at the Reforged version of one of game’s most iconic missions, The Culling.

And here’s a bit more gameplay for you…

Here’s the full Warcraft III: Reforged rundown, courtesy of Blizzard:

The founding of Orgrimmar. The fall of Lordaeron. The reign of the Burning Legion. The rise of the Lich King. Veterans and newcomers alike will experience these pivotal events in Azeroth’s history like never before in Warcraft III: Reforged, from the points of view of four distinct factions: the mighty Orcs, the noble Humans, the ancient Night Elves, and the insidious Undead Scourge.

Every character, structure, and environment has been recreated to emphasize the depth, dimension, and personality of this rough-hewn world. The Warcraft III saga, which spans more than 60 campaign missions, enjoys an epic retelling in Reforged, with over four hours of updated in-game cutscenes and rerecorded voice-overs that breathe new life into the earliest renditions of key characters like Sylvanas Windrunner and Arthas Menethil.

  • Reforged Visuals - Vivid recreations of every hero, unit, building, and environment.
  • Legendary Campaigns - Command Azeroth’s greatest heroes and villains over 62 missions that span the continents.
  • Exhilarating Gameplay - Play four diverse races, each with unique strategies, units, abilities, and champions.
  • Limitless Custom Games - Discover an endless universe of player-created games, including MOBAs, tower defense, and more.

Warcraft III: Reforged hits PC sometime in 2019. The game will come in two version – a $30 standard edition, and a $40 Spoils of War Edition, which comes with four unique skins and various Warcraft-III-themed goodies for other Blizzard titles.