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This article contains lore taken from Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness, Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal, the manuals, and/or official bonus maps.

This page is about Warcraft II: Edition patch information. release[]

Internal Hotfix v4 [2.02 V4] (April 12, 2019)
  • added German language support
Internal Hotfix v3 [2.02 V3] (April 3, 2019)
  • added French language support;
  • added a workaround for DEP issues on some machines;
  • removed Administrator flags from Launcher;
Internal Hotfix v2 [2.02 V2] (April 1, 2019)
  • added a potential fix for mouse issues;
  • tweaked the video settings tool;

2.02 changes[]


  • Eye of Kilrogg can now patrol.
  • Fixed some issues.
  • Added support for gateways.
  • [PC Only]. The registry key HKEY_CURRENT_USER is used rather than HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.
  • Create Game Chatroom now lists resources and starting location along with map size and game speed.

Major bug fixes[]

  • Fixed a hack which would allow you to perform upgrades repeatedly, bringing your units to normally unattainable levels.

Minor bug fixes[]

  • Fixed a bug where sappers would sometimes walk up to the wall, but not detonate.
  • Fixed a bug that caused the menu screens to become unresponsive to clicks if the computer had been left on for 24 days or more.
  • If a player is #1 on both Ironman and Regular ladder, it now shows Ironman stats, not the Regular stats.
  • Map-passing now sets the map's creator code to W2Be (a Map Editor file) instead of W2BN (a War2BNE file).
  • Clicking on the portrait of an invisible unit not your own no longer centers the map on that unit.
  • Previously, if somebody else had allied with you, you could not cast death coil on them even if you were not allied with them.
  • [Mac only]. The application resource version no longer states beta, and copyright notices corrected.