Blizzard has announcement an expansion to Warcraft III. Warcraft III expansion will be called “Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne”, and it will be out somewhere in July, which is about a year since Warcarft III is launched.

Here is the key features:

» One new Hero per race, each possessing powerful spells and magical abilities specifically designed to enhance each race.
» A host of new units, each equipped with new abilities and spells, giving players the opportunity to create diverse strategic and tactical forms of combat.
» 3 new tilesets featuring extraordinary new lands to explore, complete with numerous creeps and critters to wage war upon.
» Player-built shops, unique for each race, equipped with items carefully designed to improve and aid the units of every race.
» Neutral buildings, which will provide players with numerous new upgrades, items and abilities.
» Neutral Heroes, available for recruitment by all players, that can supplement and strengthen a player’s army with all new spells and abilities.
» An advanced world editor that allows players to create their own custom campaigns, complete with cut-scenes and voiceovers.
» Many new multiplayer maps.
» Expanded multiplayer options over® including multiple new game types, clan and tournament support.

Click here to see the full press release.
Click here to visit Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne official website.