Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne

Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne is the official expansion pack to Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, a real-time strategy computer game by Blizzard Entertainment.[1] Released worldwide on July 1, 2003,[2] 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),[3] the ability to build a shop and 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, extend the scripting system, and balance multiplayer.

With the 1.29 Patch in February 2018 Blizzard added nativ Widescreen support for this game and black bars in the main menu.

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Support summary
Screen change: 

Widescreen Method: 
  • Native
Widescreen HUD: 
  • Proper

Ultra/Super-Wide Method: 
  • Native
Ultra/Super-Wide HUD: 
  • Optimized

Multi-monitor Method: 
  • Native
Multi-monitor HUD: 
  • Optimized

4k UHD Method: 
4k UHD HUD: 

Rendered cut-scenes: 
  • N/A
FMV cut-scenes: 
  • N/A
Game information
Game status:
Release Date:
Sunday, 1 June, 2003

Tested Version: 
1.29 Retail

Play styles: 


Developer feedback: 

Steam ID's: 
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Comparison Screenshots
  • 4:3 Screenshot
    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
  • 16:9 Screenshot
    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
  • Super-Wide (32:9) Screenshot
    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
  • Eyefinity / Surround Screenshot
    Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
Solutions & Issues
Baseline (Widescreen) Solution & Issues

Basic resolution change is done via game or registry.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Blizzard Entertainment\Warcraft III\Video

reswidth = xxxx
resheight = yyyy

Field of View fix for singleplayer is done by RenderEdge for 1.26 version.

There is also Field of View fix for multiplayer it's embedded into w3arena client

Screenshots with fixed FoV are in Addtitional section.

Ultra/Super-Wide (21:9/32:9) Specific Solution & Issues

Eyefinity / Surround Specific Solution & Issues

4k UHD Specific Solution & Issues

UI text is a little bit tiny. For better gameplay I recommend increase ingame camera distance from 1650 to 1950.

Stereoscopic-3D Solution & Issues

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Submitted by Anonymous on 5 March, 2017 - 09:25
Updated by Haldi on 12 May, 2018 - 17:06