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Blizzard wants to restore StarCraft, Diablo II, and Warcraft III

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Bring it on!

Based on a job listing, Blizzard plans to revisit some its past games. The company is searching for a senior software engineer to help bring StarCraft, Diablo II, and Warcraft III up to date.

"Evolving operating systems, hardware, and online services have made them more difficult to be experienced by their loyal followers or reaching a new generation," reads the post. "We're restoring them to glory."

The responsibilities for the job help clarify what Blizzard has in mind:

  • Make gameplay first again on modern operating systems.
  • Create conditions for experiences that look as good as they play.
  • Own implementation and curation of features new and old.
  • Combat hacking to improve multiplayer.
  • Diagnose and fix all the things: crashes, deadlocks, overflows, heap corruptions, etc.

I'd expect to see those three titles accessible via the Battle.net launcher once everything's said and done. If we get anything more substantial -- honest-to-god visual improvements, perhaps -- that would be a lovely bonus.

On a similar note, with BlizzCon 2015 this weekend, it would be nice to hear what is going on with the studio's efforts to update Warcraft and Warcraft II for modern PCs.

[Via NeoGAF]

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