MMO-Champion reports a new background and icons for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne have been added to the launcher, though no other support has been added at this time.
Seeing as Blizzard revealed last year a team is hard at work on bringing the older strategy games to modern PCs, it certainly seems they may be entering the final stages of their quest.
You can use the app just like the previous World of Warcraft launcher, but offers some handy additional features and functionality.
You’re also able to manage each update manually by pause and resuming again when you’re ready.
There’s a large variety of applications that can affect this desktop client, and it’s often stressed out by Blizzard support to try and disable them before everything else.
Now, even though you’re aware of this, it can take a lot of time to individually disable programs and look for improvements.
Log In Once to Play Any Blizzard Game The new single sign-on functionality allows players to log in to the desktop app once to access World of Warcraft, Star Craft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, and the upcoming Heroes of the Storm.
A new update to Blizzard's launcher suggests we're closer than ever to seeing the older Warcraft RTS titles working on modern PCs.In the coming weeks, the World of Warcraft launcher will be automatically upgraded to the desktop app. You’ll be able to install games and patches directly from within the app and—if you choose to leave the app running on your desktop—keep them up-to-date automatically even when you’re away from your computer.Thereafter, every Blizzard game that previously had its own separate launcher will now be launched directly from one place. It’s entirely up to you if you want to leave the app running, and you can exit it at any time.Furthermore, there’s also a Windows Firewall as a possible reason for Battle.net’s inability to start.If you’re not sure how to allow the launcher to communicate through Windows Firewall, follow the steps below: Some background programs might prevent the launcher to start.Since there’s a variety of possible culprits for this occurrence, we made sure to cover all of them.