.MPQ File Extension
File TypeBlizzard Mo'PaQ File
This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.
What is an MPQ file?
Game data format used by Blizzard Entertainment video games; contains level data, graphics, videos, and audio for a specific Blizzard game; can be compressed, encrypted, or segmented into multiple files.
The MPQ format is used by the following Blizzard video games:
- Diablo II + Lord of Destruction expansion pack
- StarCraft + Brood War expansion pack
- StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty
- Warcraft II: Battle.net edition
- Warcraft III + Frozen Throne expansion pack
- World of Warcraft + expansion packs (Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King, Cataclysm, etc.)