Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne is a real-time strategy computer game developed for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and Mac OS X by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the official expansion pack to Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, requiring Reign of Chaos to play. Released in stores worldwide in multiple languages beginning on July 1, 2003, it includes new units for each race, two new auxiliary races, four campaigns, five neutral heroes (an additional neutral hero was added April 2004 and two more were added in August 2004), the ability to build a shop and various other improvements such as the ability to queue upgrades. Sea units were reintroduced; they had been present in Warcraft II but were absent in Reign of Chaos. Blizzard Entertainment has released patches for the game to fix bugs, add new features, and balance multiplayer.
Minimum system requirements
- 400 MHz Pentium II or equivalent, or a 400 MHz G3 processor or better.
- Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7. Warcraft III requires Mac OS 9.0 or higher, or Mac OS X 10.1.3 or higher. OS X 10.1.3-10.6.8 to install and update.
- Warcraft III requires 128 MB of RAM. Virtual memory should be enabled on computers running pre-Mac OS X versions of the Mac OS.
- A keyboard and pointing device are required.
- A hard drive with at least 550 MB of free space
- 8 MB 3D video card (TNT, i810, Voodoo 3, Rage 128 equivalent or better) with DirectX 8.1 support. For Mac OS systems, a video card consisting of an * ATI Technologies or nVidia chipset with at least 16 MB of memory is required.
- A DirectX-compatible 16-bit sound card is recommended. Warcraft III will work with the built-in sound features of the Mac OS