Warcraft 3 patch largest in 16 years, offers 24-player games

Blizzard's new patch for Warcraft 3 enables 24-player support, aspect-correct widescreen, and so much more.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Apr 12 2018 3:30 AM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Blizzard has just released a game-changing update to Warcraft 3, with Patch 1.29 making the game feel more like a game released much more recently, with a bunch of upgrades and new 24-player support.

Warcraft 3 now supports aspect-correct, horizontally expanded widescreen that will provide gamers with an expanded field of view and cleaner UI. There are 12 new player colors and lobby support for 24 players, which is freaking awesome for 24-player FFAs.

You'll need to be playing custom maps to enjoy the madness of 24 players, with everything being expanded in this new patch including maps to support up to 30,000 objects, 2000 neural units, and 4300 player-owned units.

The entire patch notes are available here.

Warcraft 3 patch largest in 16 years, offers 24-player games | TweakTown.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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