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Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition (Windows)

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Description

Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition contains both Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, and Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal. It's been updated, with re-sampled sounds, and is playable over Blizzard's Battle.net. New features, such as improved fog of war and shared vision, have also been added.

Screenshots

Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition Windows The dark portal, that's where all the hordes came from, and you must shut it down.
Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition Windows In-game menu.
Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition Windows Main Menu
Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition Windows Submarines are very effective against enemy ships, since AI won't strike back blindly unless it can see you.

Alternate Titles

  • "WC2BNE" -- Common abbreviation
  • "Warcraft II: Wersja Deluxe" -- Polish title (early edition)
  • "WarCraft II: Platinum Edition" -- Working title

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User Reviews

A great game, which is more than you can say for the way in which it was updated Maw (845) 3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars3.43 Stars
Classic real-time strategy game updated. samorris74 (11) 4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars4.86 Stars
Blizzard delivers the goods worthy of the pricetag. Andrew Romig (10) unrated
The ultimate temptation over C&C... NOT! コナン (77768) 2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars2.86 Stars
This Update is from 1999 - remember that Justin Joe (2) 3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars3.86 Stars
Great update. Wolfang (135) 3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars3.29 Stars
Something I've wanted for years. ZombieDepot (45) unrated

The Press Says

PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1999 82 out of 100 82
GameSpot Nov 10, 1999 8 out of 10 80
PC Games (Germany) Mar 07, 2001 72 out of 100 72
Computer Games Magazine Dec 14, 1999 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 2000 3 out of 6 60

Forums

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the most popular .. 2 Klaster_1 (58046)
May 09, 2011

Trivia

At first it was called Warcraft 2 Plantuim. and was going to have 2 all new campaigns, but the campaigns were droped.

The game has the first movie trailer for Warcraft 3.

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Blackhandjr (94) added Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition (Windows) on Jun 09, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Corn Popper (69753)