Warcraft III 2018 Invitational [PATCH / SPECIAL EVENTS]

Warcraft III

Over 15 years since the release of Reign of Chaos, Warcraft III has a new major patch coming and your favorite players are throwing the first Warcraft III Invitational to celebrate it!

Hosted by casters Neo and Remo of Back2Warcraft, join February 27 and February 28 on Twitch for a slew of special events, including Free-for-All, 4v4’s, and other friendly competitions. Well-known Warcraft III competitors from around the world will be getting together live at Blizzard HQ to showcase their talents in friendly competition!

Manuel “Grubby” Schenkhuizen, Park “Lyn” Joon, and Kim “ReMinD” Sung Sik try out all the new PTR changes for themselves—including balance adjustments to many heroes, widescreen support, and more – all playable now on the PTR!

Attendees
• Neo [Observer] Germany
• Remo [Observer] Germany
• Happy [Undead] Russia
• Foggy [Night Elf] Ukraine
• HawK [Human] Russia
• Effect [Human] Sweden
• ReMinD [Night Elf] South Korea
• Lyn [Orc] South Korea
• FoCuS [Orc] South Korea
• LawLiet [Night Elf] South Korea
• Grubby [Orc] Netherlands
• MaDFroG [Undead] Sweden
• Insomnia [Human] Bulgaria
• Tak3r [Orc] Germany

Night Elf

Specific Changes & Improvements

Widescreen Support
Added bookends to the in-game interface
Added black pillars in menus to prevent stretching

24 Player Support
Game lobbies revised to support 24 players
Team colors revised and expanded
Color selection is an ongoing effort, feel free to leave specific suggestions with color codes

Balance & Map Pools
Head here for details and focused discussion:

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20762006793#1

World Editor Upgrades
Head here for details and focused discussion:

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20761976724#1

Bug Fixes
Clans may now be created
Mac clients launch on 10.11 and beyond

Known Issues
Unable to change resolutions in native fullscreen
PTR only supports English version of the client
This will be the last version to support Windows XP
The Mac PTR client requires manually running the launcher to patch

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