“An exceptional RTS let down by a very disappointing remaster..”

IGN

“This is nothing but a rushed, lazy remaster, with countless bugs, a bad client and even worse optimisation..”

Karmondia - Metacritics

“The question therefore arises: why should a Warcraft 3 player buy Reforged?”

Multiplayer.it

“Warcraft III: Reforged is still one of the best RTS ever made, but it's also one of the worst remakes we have seen..”

SpazioGaming

About WarCraft 3: Reforged

Warcraft III: Reforged is a remastered edition of the 2002 real-time strategy video game Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its expansion The Frozen Throne. Released on January 28, 2020, it adds revamped graphics, an altered campaign, and modern online Battle.net features. The game received mixed reviews from critics.


Warcraft III: Reforged retains the gameplay of the original, but its development has spurred on further balance changes to the game's multiplayer. Players from the original client are able to access and play with Reforged players by being given access to the new client

Blizzard intended, along with a desire from the playerbase, to develop Starcraft: Remastered as a generally pure remake. In contrast, Warcraft III: Reforged was intended to be less pure. Producer Brian Stillwell said that “When we went to Korea [for Starcraft: Remastered] and talked with pros and people still playing in game rooms, the overwhelming feedback was:


“Please don’t change the game,” Stillwell said. “Make it pretty, give us a modern matchmaker and then quietly step away, Blizzard.”