Games like Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft may define Blizzard Entertainment as it's known today, but those franchises stand on the shoulders of a handful of classics: Warcraft, StarCraft and the original Diablo.
Now, one of those classic franchises is about to get a makeover. Blizzard on Friday just announced Warcraft III: Reforged, a 4K remaster of the 2002 real-time strategy game.
The changes are pretty stark. It takes the old blocky character models from this:
It's not the first time the company has brought one of its classic games into the modern era. Last year, the company made the original version of Warcraft III -- completely rebuilding the game with new character models, updated maps and a revised map editor.. Now it's repeating the act for
The full game won't be out until sometime in 2019, but if you want to get a preview, you can watch the gameplay trailer right here.
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