And it's out early next year - on January 29. Warcraft III: Reforged
is the full remake and remaster of Blizzard
's classic RTS that sports new visuals, updated audio, and even connects seamlessly with the existing version of the game for multiplayer matches.
The package also includes all campaign missions from both Reign of Chaos and The Frozen Throne expansion. Here's a breakdown of its features:
Complete Graphical Overhaul: Warcraft III: Reforged brings the original game into the modern era with fully overhauled characters, structures, environments, animations, and graphical effects.
Multiplayer Between Versions: Players will be able to do battle with anyone who plays Warcraft III, regardless of whether they’re playing the original or Reforged.
Original Voice-overs: Reforged will retain the original game’s voice over recordings, preserving the authenticity of the Warcraft III experience.
Rebuilt World Editor: Reforged features an all-new World Editor designed to empower the game’s long-standing creator community to reach new heights, with hundreds of new triggers, LUA scripting support, new tools for importing models, and more enhancements planned for the future.
Full Battle.net Implementation: Players will enjoy the full suite of Battle.net features to bolster their Warcraft III experience, including text and voice chat, clans, and seamless installation and patching.
The standard edition of Warcraft III: Reforged is $44.95 AUD with a special Spoils of War Edition for $59.95 AUD that adds in-game bonuses for other Blizzard games - including a Meat Wagon Mount for World of Warcraft.