Senior Producer named Pete Stilwell has confirmed that currently there are no future plans to create Warcraft IV. However, the sequel is claimed to Blizzard’s Real-time Strategy (RTS) series may be possible, and the BlizzCon 2018 confirmation of Warcraft III: Reforged proves that the developer hasn’t abandoned the video game series.
Moreover, Reforged is a remastered version of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its DLC (Downloadable Content Pac), The Frozen Throne, targets to appeal to diehard fans of the long-running franchise’s RTS days. Reforged comes with reimagined animations and characters, as well as improved campaigns and maps. The user-interface and world editor also have been enhanced, and Reforged introduces 4X support.
Warcraft 3 serves as the first release in 2002, about two years before the debut of the MMORPG game WoW (World of Warcraft). Fans haven’t seen any announcement since the release of The Frozen Throne in 2003, other than a few additions in Heroes of the Storm. It seems that they will have to wait a bit longer for any announcement of Warcraft IV. The strategy game brilliantly became viral because of a way that it could handle heroes and armies easily. Rather than revolving around a massive number of units, Warcraft III turned his focus from quantity to quality, providing players with gameplay that concentrated on the hero and special unit abilities.
Despite the huge success and numerous titles, did a Warcraft IV never appeared? While the premise of Warcraft III is Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, but it also popularized the Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing genre brilliantly famous title World of Warcraft. In the starting, World of Warcraft was considered to be a spin-off, a title that the developer that anticipated would turn as big as it is actually in nowadays.
Warcraft is a video game franchise usually deals with different genres, including MMORPG, Real-time Strategy, and MOBA. However, the series is made up of five massive titles such as Warcraft: Orcs and Humans, Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone. The first three games come with RTS genre, where opposing players from across the world control virtual armies in the ground against each other or AI-controlled enemy.
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However, the 4th title is the best game of the franchise and it mainly revolves around Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing genre, where players command their virtual characters and interact with each other in the fantasy environment. The recent title in the series of Hearthstone, dealing with Collectible Card game.
Will there ever be a Warcraft 4?
Lots of gamers are looking for some news, leaks, rumors, or any type of confirmation to satisfy themselves with the announcement of Warcraft next title. Currently, there is no such type of news about the confirmation of this title, but lots of players tough the Warcraft IV is underdevelopment and very soon Warcraft is confirmed to be released. You can’t avoid superlatives when discussing WoW. With more than 12 million subscribers, WoW was the biggest, most-trending, and profitable game on the planet Earth.
From the release of MMO title in 2004 through StarCraft II’s debut in the year 2010, the developer didn’t do something but release content for World of Warcraft. Different DLCs of the game extended the story from Warcraft III, offering to a resolution tales of its massive villains like Arthas and Illidan. So,p with the main RTS team divided and WoW observing all the profits of Blizzard, lots of issues appeared behind the Warcraft strategy games. Since the plot was being started in the Massively Multiplayer Online anyway, it wasn’t like the developer had a creative require to build a Warcraft 4.
Warcraft 4 is Confirmed?
After 15 years, there’s an entire generation of diehard fans who didn’t even appear the last time a Real-time Strategy title in the franchise took place. For thousands of thousands of players across the world, Warcraft is a Massively Multiplayer Online title about playing as a single character, not a strategy game about struggling to manage an army of several soldiers. Warcraft in itself has several means as compared to it did when it started. A title known as Warcraft IV would be the old Warcraft game, not going to offer a new concept in upcoming new Warcraft games.
New Warcraft games
Meanwhile, the original team stuck with RTS genre were difficult to work, when they weren’t being replaced to work on WoW (World of Warcraft) – on a sequel to varied strategy franchise. That’s why, the most popular title Starcraft took a dozen years to release, and even when it released, it had two major downloadable content packs and an eSports scene to attend to. In simple words, the team has looked busy on StarCraft II since the Warcraft III appeared, and reveals no signs of slowing down now.
Over several years that the developer Blizzard has invested making StarCraft II, the gaming industry around them has switched from the Real-time Strategy genre. Only fewer titles involve resource gathering, base-building, and unit micro-management system. However, the Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, which stemmed from a famous Warcraft III mod, has appeared into the worldwide popularity and once again they successfully captured the gamers’ attention.
Warcraft 4 Release Date
Currently, there’s no sign for the release of Warcraft IV. But, lots of rumors are floating across the web, revealing that the game will be published very soon either in 2019 or in 2020. According to rumors, the developer is doing their job harder to introduce the new title of Warcraft, but the main question that lots of players are looking for is that what genre the developers will use in next title. It may be MMORPG, MOBA, or RTS. As you know, Warcraft is an awesome video game series of five games as I mentioned above. Three of which are RTS, forth deals with MMORPG, while the last title appears with CCG genre. So, it may be possible that developers will use the blend of this genre and introduce the traditional gameplay, instead of a new concept.