Warcraft III: Reforged

Warcraft® III: Reforged Patch 1.33.0 Now Live

Warcraft® III: Reforged Patch 1.33.0 Now Live

The latest patch is now live and includes Ranked Play, Player Profiles, Leaderboards, and more.

Warcraft III Reforged Patch Notes

Version 1.33 August 10, 2022

Ranked Play
  • Players may now choose between Ranked and Unranked Play on the Versus screen.
    • Auto-matching via either mode will count towards wins for Portrait unlocks.
  • Seasons are now defined.
    • When a Season ends, the ladder will reset, and players can see their history via their Profile and the Leaderboards.
    • Player MMR is reset with the beginning of each season.
    • Players have separate MMR for each race, including Random.
    • Players must play 5 placement matches per race to be placed each Season.
  • After playing a Ranked Match, players will be shown MMR gained and rankings.
  • Ranks are:
    • Unranked
    • Combatant
    • Challenger
    • Rival
    • Duelist
    • Elite
    • Gladiator
    • Champion
In-Game Stats
  • Added "!Stats" functionality. 
  • !Stats displays the Win/Loss record and MMR information for players in the current match.
    • If a player leaves the match, their stats will no longer be retrievable by the "!stats" command.
    • Typing "!Stats + Username" will display the Battletag, W/L, and MMR for that player.
    • Typing "!Stats" will display your own Battletag, W/L, and MMR.
  • A partial name will provide stats for the closest matching name.
  • Players can now view their rank among others via the Leaderboard, accessible from the Versus screen.
  • Preset filters allow you to sort between race, friends, and mode.
Player Profiles
  • Players profiles are accessed by right-clicking on the player icon on the bottom right corner of the screen.
  • Other players’ profiles may be viewed by right-clicking on the player’s name and selecting “View Profile”.
  • Player profiles display the player's current rank is for each race, lifetime stats, and match history.
Classic Portraits
  • Added a collection of Classic Versus portraits.
  • Portraits are unlocked via reaching certain total lifetime wins.
  • These criteria match original Warcraft III.
Custom Games
  • Custom Games are now global and can be filtered by ping from all regions.
  • Adding a computer player or closing a slot in the custom game lobby will no longer increase the player count in the custom game list.

Reforged Campaign
  • Various tuning and balance adjustments have been made to multiple campaign maps.
Game Servers
  • A proxy game server in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. has been added.
PopcornFX Update
  • The Warcraft III Reforged version of PopcornFX has been upgraded to version
    • Custom mapmakers with custom FX baked on an older version must rebake their assets to the current version.
    • Added an error message in the editor for users who have outdated custom FX.

Zoom Feature
  • Added additional Camera Zoom functionality to support mouse wheel zooming.
    • Camera Zoom is disabled by default and may be enabled via the options menu in the gameplay section.
    • Zoom may also be adjusted using the Page Up and Page Down keys.
  • Default zoom and maximum zoom can now be set via a slider option.
    • Games will always begin in your default zoom.
    • Press F5 to snap your camera back to your defined default zoom.
    • Maximum zoom allows you to limit the farthest your camera can zoom out using the mouse wheel.
    • Maximum zoom cannot be less than the default zoom.
Additional User Interface Updates
  • Menu buttons may now be activated via hotkeys.
  • The main user interface has been optimized to be more responsive.
  • Windows 10 common controls are enabled for the World Editor.
  • Updated the GPU renderer to improve performance, with a slight change to the appearance of the font. To enable the old font rendering, run the command "-legacykerning".
  • Fixed an causing FileAliases.JSON to have incorrect file paths for some textures.
  • The Mountain King avatar ability now says "For Khaz Modan!" (was "Khaz Modan!").
  • Made various animation collision changes on Reforged assets to match their original SD counterpart's collision.
  • Fixed a crash when using custom particle FX exported on an older version of Popcorn.
  • Fixed an editor crash when opening the terrain pallet menu with custom terrains.
  • Fixed a crash in the world editor when a user tries to open a map with an invalid object ID via double clicking.
  • Fixed an issue with sorting the import list in the world editor.
  • Fixed an issue where the game music was playing from the wrong playlist.
  • Fixed an issue where voice lines of units did not play.
  • Fixed an issue where in-game portrait animations would not play.
  • Fixed an issue with the in-game menu displaying the Human UI for all races.
  • Fixed a bug preventing the Insert key from rotating the camera as expected.
  • Fixed a bug with the “=” function when using single-player cheats.

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