informa
1 min read
News

Warcraft III receives major patch ahead of first ever Invitational

Blizzard has released a new major patch for Warcraft III more than 15 years after the popular strategy title first hit shelves. 

Blizzard has released a new major patch for Warcraft III more than 15 years after the popular strategy title first hit shelves. 

The update is playable on the Public Test Realms, and brings widescreen support, 24-player game lobbies, revised and expanded team colors, and some notable hero balance changes.

It comes as Blizzard prepares to host the first ever Warcraft III Invitational tournament, which will see some of the game's best players showcase their talents across a slew of special events. 

This isn't the first time the studio has taught an old dog new tricks, having also released updates for other aging classics like Diablo II and StarCraft

The full patch notes are available on Battle.net, while those interested in the invitational can catch all the action on Twitch when things kick off on February 27.

Latest Jobs

Treyarch

Playa Vista, California
6.20.22
Audio Engineer

Digital Extremes

London, Ontario, Canada
6.20.22
Communications Director

High Moon Studios

Carlsbad, California
6.20.22
Senior Producer

Build a Rocket Boy Games

Edinburgh, Scotland
6.20.22
Lead UI Programmer
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Register for a
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Account

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Register for a

Game Developer Account

Gain full access to resources (events, white paper, webinars, reports, etc)
Single sign-on to all Informa products

Register
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more