Version: 1.29 (184.108.40.20620)
Author: Blizzard Entertainment
Date: March 16th, 2018
Size: 3.22 MB
Warcraft 3 1.29 has been released for the Public Test Realm (PTR) version by Blizzard Entertaiment. This new version brings support for 24 players (custom games), compatibility for widescreen, update of the Map Pools for 1’s, 2’s, 3’s, 4’s and “Free-for-All”, improvements on the World Editor, bug fixes, among other changes in the game balance.
To be able to play this version, It is necessary to have a valid cd key for WarCraft 3 Reign of Chaos and The Frozen Throne. This PTR version only works with the english version of the WC3, and the installed game has a size of 1.2 GB.
What is Warcraft III Public Test Realm?
Warcraft III Public Test Realm (PTR) is a special service where you can to test the patches before they are released to the public in the stable version of the game. The PTR versions are only available in the English, Korean, German, and French languages.
To play online at Battle.net, Blizzard has enabled a new exclusive test server for this version (Public Test Realm (US West)).
Before you start installing Warcraft III 1.29 PTR, please make sure you meet following requirements:
– Requires cd keys for Warcraft III RoC and TFT
– Internet connection.
For more Information, read the list of changes…
– Camera reset to 1.28 height
– Team colors revision v2 (Props to Erkan for setting us on the path)
– Matchmaking now starts when using community maps
– Various missing textures located
– Ladder maps cleansed of sneaky tower locations near starting mines
– Korean client crash resolved
– World Editor limits raised for reals:
– Items – 1,024
* Player Buildings – 2,400
* Player Units – 4,320
* Neutral Buildings – 384
* Neutral Units – 2,048
– Custom hotkeys no longer unbind Esc
– Alchemist’s Healing Spray now self-heals
– The Italian client is missing menus
– World Editor crashes with bad IF statement syntax
– Constant native DecPlayerTechResearched not working
– PlaySpecialEffect and PlaySpecialEffectWithTimeScale are not working correctly
– This will be the last version to support Windows XP
– Replays are incompatible between major game versions
Download warcraft 3 1.29
Click on the link to download WarCraft 1.29a PTR in english…
– Download Warcraft-III-Public-Test-Setup.exe file…
– Run Warcraft-III-Public-Test-Setup.exe file as an administrator (right-click on the patch file and select “Run as administrator”)…
– Now, select English language…
– Accept (check the box) the agreement of lincencia and continue…
– Wait for installation to finish…
– When the installation is finished, launch the game…
– When you start the game you must enter the cd-keys of the WarCraft 3 Reign of Chaos and WarCraft 3 The Frozen Throne games.
– Finally, run the game and enjoy!
Errors & Solutions
– Warcraft III Public Test was unable to initialize. Error 0.
This error occurs when the game has not been closed correctly. Run the “windows task manager” (Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc), click on the “Processes” tab, locate the file “Warcraft III.Exe” or “Wacraft III”, select and close it by clicking on “End process”. Now run the game again.
– DotA Maps Crashes.
Warcraft 3 PTR is not compatible with the 6.88 dota maps created by DracoL1ch, if you want to play DotA use the DotA 6.85k version, or the old maps created by Icefrog as DotA 6.83d.
– Warcraft PTR is a independent client, is installed in a different folder than the stable version (1.26, 1.27+, 1.28+), both versions can work on the same PC without creating any conflicts.
– To switch from WC3 TFT to WC3 ROC, click on the icon (in-game).
– DotA maps supported : DotA 6.85k, DotA 6.83d, DotA 6.83d fixed v2 by h3rmit.
– DotA AI maps supported: DotA 6.88 Ai, DotA 6.83d Ai, DotA 6.81b Ai, and others dota ai maps.
– Warcraft III 1.29 PTR does not work with the series of maps +6.88 (Such as 6.88v6, 6.88v3, etc) created by DracoL1ch, when starting a game it produce crashes.
– The War3TFT_129_English.exe file is no longer available.
– CD keys valid are required to play online on the official Blizzard Public Test Realm server (US WEST).
– If you wish to play in Battle.net, you can buy the game cdkeys in the blizzard store or G2A.
– The PTR version is only available in English language.