Warcraft 3 Reforged Blizzcon 2019 Summary

Every Warcraft 3 fan was just waiting for the Blizzcon 2019 to get news for the Remastering! It was a global disappointment that there were only few slots and information parts about Reforged, but in total we got a lot of Warcraft 3 Reforged News!

Summary of the Blizzcon 2019 for Warcraft 3 Reforged:

WC3 Reforged What is new?

  • The Official Launch Date of Warcraft 3 Reforged is still at the end of 2019!
  • Once the remastering is finished, Refoged will get extra content.
  • The current stage of the Reforged Beta was called polishing and completion.
  • The performance and optimization part will be at the very end of the Beta phase.

News about the Warcraft 3 Refoged Beta:

  • The Beta has free access for everyone who bought / pre-purchased Warcraft 3 Reforged. At first all people who bought Spoils of War get the Beta access, then all of the others.
  • Night Elves will be released for the Reforged Beta in mid of November 2019.
  • The World Editor Beta will be available in the first week of November 2019.
  • 3on3, 4on4 and FFA will be published after the Blizzcon.
  • You will have the settings option to use the old graphics version.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Multiplayer and Balancing:

  • With the official Warcraft 3 Reforged Release the Ladder will also start.
  • The Ladder system will be global and not seperated into realms like before. It will be like in Starcraft Remastered.
  • Any feedback to the system is wanted via the Reforged forums.
  • The Warcraft 3 Reforged Matchmaking system will be based on MMR, which will count race and game mode MMR seperately.
  • There may come some community made maps into the map pool.
  • Tha Naga race will not be made and also no other 5th race.
  • Warcraft 3 Reforged will keep the 12 unit selection limit.
  • Obervers get the option to zoom-out.
  • The classic team is having a hard time to adjust the balancing of Reforged, but will put a lot of effort into it.
  • Also Map balancing and the starting positions are a huge topic for tha ladder matchmaking.

Reforged Multiplayer

Reforged Map Design, Character Design and Music

  • The Readability / Fonts will be improved.
  • Team colors and silhouettes get a workover as well as team colored health bars. Heroes will get a special health bar for a better visibility.
  • Mountainking will get bigger! 😀
  • The Blademaster movement will be adjusted.
  • Heroes from the Campaigns will get an extra model.
  • In total the classic team is making 2200 unique 3D models. :O
  • The UI and the menu will be adjusted in a later stage.
  • The origial sounds and voice overs will always be selectable in the options.
  • New music has been added.

Reforged Elf Screenshot

Warcraft 3 Reforged Campaign:

  • At release the Reign of Chaos, The Frozen Throne and Rexxar campaign will be available.
  • Some scenes of the Culling of Stratholme has been shown and a lot of campaign maps get reworked.
  • All cinematics get a remastering but also the old ones get improvements.
  • Some changes will happen in the campaign, it shall bridge into the story of World of Warcraft.
  • A new story mode will be added for non RTS-players to allow WOW players to have easy access to the game.

Arthas vs. Illidan cinematic preview:

Warcraft 3 Reforged World Editor:

  • Many new features are available in the Warcraft 3 Reforged World Editor and Blizzard is excited to hear the feedback from all of you.
  • A lot of camera tools have been added.
  • The 12th unit selection is changeable.
  • Yet there are no plans to allow mapmakers to monetize their maps.

Have Fun playing 😉

Find all Reforged News & Articles here.

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