Blizzard has announced that a Warcraft 3 remaster called Warcraft 3: Reforged is in works but has kept mum about the release date since then.
However, a report by PCGamer suggests that the game will be released this year and a beta version will be released before the official launch of the game.
Warcraft 3: Reforged Features
From the information that is available, it is clear that Warcraft 3: Reforged is a remaster of Warcraft.
This remaster is touted to bring a fully refreshed version of this popular Real Time Strategy game.
There is no doubt that the remaster will bring refreshed graphics, better dialogue, and improved animations.
On the graphics front, the remaster is designed to support the 4k resolution as the graphics of the game has been designed from the ground up.
Warcraft 3: Reforged Improve Battle System
While looking at RTS games graphics are ought to take a backseat and the most important things is the battle mechanics.
Warcraft 3: Reforged is rumored to have a highly improved battle mechanics.
The game will have an improved pathfinding mechanic for the units. This will help the players as it will prevent the units from taking a disadvantageous route.
The AI is improved so when reinforcement units are called they will follow the shortest path from one point to another. Interestingly, rumors hint that the collision box will remain square, unlike the Starcraft which uses the circular box.
The game will also bring an improved matchmaking system as it will also use the Blizzard’s Battle.net system.
The addition to Battle.net will reduce the matching time and will help the players spend the time on honing the skills.
Will, you be able to play the original Warcraft 3?
Blizzard has quietly removed the original Warcraft 3 from its store but if players buy the remaster then they will also get the original copy of Warcraft 3.
Warcraft 3: Reforged Release Date
The developers have not cleared the launch date of the game but we expect the game to hit the stores by the end of 2019.