Warcraft III remaster announced at BlizzCon 2018

Warcraft III needs no introduction. It's one of the best real-time strategy games ever made, and revolutionized the genre back in 2002. Not only did it offer phenomenal combat and tactics, but it also told a touching story from all points of view. However, it's been over a decade since we've seen a return to the franchise. While Blizzard Entertainment isn't working on a new game in the series, the team is remastering Warcraft III for modern devices.

Today, during BlizzCon 2018, the remastered Warcraft III: Reforged was announced. Aside from providing cinematic trailers which detailed the story once more, the gameplay footage which showcases high-definition visuals and other enhancements blew gamers away. While Diablo 4 and Warcraft IV remain a mystery, Warcraft III will suffice until then. Hopefully the sting of Diablo Immortal will be assuaged by the Warcraft III: Reforged announcement.

A special "Spoils of War" edition will be available for preorder on Battle.net. According to a report by GameSpot, "buying it will entitle you to content in other Blizzard games, including Diablo III, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and World of Warcraft." It'll probably cost a lot more too.

We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more about the project. While we would've loved to see a new game in the franchise, Warcraft III is a classic that never gets old. Are you excited about this Warcraft III remaster? Let us know.

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