Warcraft 3

Discussion in 'Mac and PC Games' started by slinky1, Aug 10, 2008.

  1. slinky1 macrumors member

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    Wanting to buy Warcraft 3,but confused after seeing on Amazon and apple store Warcraft ,Warcaft Battle chest and an other one.
    Which is the latest and where is the best place to buy?Amazon or other
    Cheers from England:confused:
     
  2. Macfanatic867 macrumors member

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    Warcraft III Battlechest is what you want. It includes the original, Reign of Chaos, and its excellent expansion, the Frozen Throne.
     
  3. Xavier macrumors 68020

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    You might as well buy it as a digital copy from Blizzard. That way you can get it on the spot, and you have a digital copy. There also was an update to Warcraft 3 which no longer requires the CD.

    Its the same price new on the blizzard store and Amazon, $39.99. I'd vote to go with the digital copy.

    Great game, I still love it and I bought the collectors edition of Reign of Chaos forever ago, and then the frozen throne.

    EDIT: Sorry, the battlechest I believe is NOT a digital download. But I think it works out to the same price if you buy both Reign of Chaos and The Frozen Throne as digital downloads. Both RoC and TFT are $19.99.
     
  4. slinky1 thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks Warcraft 3

    Thanks for the advice,is Blizzard an online store?Do they do DVD games or is it just downloads.
    How does Warcraft 3 Compare to Neverwinter Nights 2.Gameplay and Graphically.I'm Running a Mac Book Pro duel core.Is Amazon the best place to buy-on-line?:)
     
  5. Xavier macrumors 68020

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    A #1: Yes, Blizzard has an online store where you can buy both the physical CD of their games, and also a select few as digital downloads. In your case you would be interested in the digital download of both RoC and TFT

    A #2: They sell both the CD version of Warcraft 3 and a digital version.

    A #3: You are comparing two different games. Real time strategy (RTS) to a Role playing game (RPG), so I dont think it is a fair comparison between Warcraft 3 and Neverwinter Nights 2. But, the graphics on Neverwinter Night 2 compared to Warcraft 3, are much better. Warcraft 3 is rather old though, and Neverwinter Nights 2 is fairly new.

    A #4: Your MacBook Pro (is it the ATI version?) will run Warcraft 3 perfectly. I can almost say for certain that it will run Neverwinter Nights but I dont know the exact System Requirements for it.

    A #5: Amazon is a pretty good place to buy games, but the MacGameStore is pretty good to, and you get the digital downloads with blizzard. Actually, the MacGameStore offers the Warcraft 3 battle chest $10 cheaper than Amazon.

    Hope this helps
     
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  7. Chone macrumors 65816

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    Just so you know, with a retail copy you can download the digital version anytime so might as well go with the retail and then keep the digital version for the future.

    The Warcraft 3 boxart is pretty cool :p
     
  8. KingYaba macrumors 68040

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    You can go to any large department store and purchase Warcraft III.
     

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