Warcraft III: Reforged to Kick Off 2020 in a Good Way Next Month

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For those who have waited an eternity for Warcraft III: Reforged, rest easy. It’s finally coming next month.

In a new blog post today, Blizzard confirmed that the long-awaited recreation of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and The Frozen Throne will arrive on PC starting at 3pm PDT on Jan. 28, 2020.

The company explained the reason for the game’s mild delay. “Though we’ve been working hard to get Reforged in your hands before the end of the year, as we started approaching the finish line, we felt we’d need a little extra development time for finishing touches,” it said. “As always, our goal is to honor the high standards you hold us to.”

The game will reintroduce the real-time strategy gameplay fans have come to expect from the series, along with a fresh coat of remastered paint, seven single player campaigns that span across 60 different missions, and rebalanced online play with a number of social and matchmaking features. There will also be several player-created games to choose from, along with a snazzy new World Editor.

The standard edition of the game is available for pre-order on the Blizzard Shop for $29.99. However, there’s a Spoils of War edition for $10 more. It includes with the following bonus skins:

  • Champion of the Horde Thrall Hero Skin
  • Daughter of the Seas Proudmoore Hero Skin
  • Fallen King Arthas Hero Skin
  • Emerald Nightmare Cenarius Hero Skin

On top of that, you’ll also unlock bonus items for other Blizzard games, including the following goods:

World of Warcraft

  • Meat Wagon Mount

Overwatch

  • Player Icons: Human, Orc, Undead, Night Elf, and Lich King
  • Animated Sprays: Footman, Grunt, Ghoul, and Archer

Diablo III

  • Mal’ganis pet

Hearthstone

  • Third War card back

Heroes of the Storm

  • Anub’arak Hero
  • Jaina Hero
  • Thrall Hero
  • Tyrande Hero

StarCraft II

  • Alliance Console Skin
  • Horde Console Skin
  • Sentinels Console Skin
  • Scourge Console Skin

StarCraft: Remastered

  • Spoils of War Console

Check out the latest gameplay trailer below, and prepare for a new decade of Warcraft.