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.W3X File Extension

File TypeWarcraft 3 Expansion Map FIle

DeveloperBlizzard Entertainment
4.4 (394 Votes)
CategoryGame Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is a W3X file?

Game map or scenario created for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne expansion pack; includes terrain information, regions, units, and other objects that can be placed within the map; may be included with the game or created by players using the Warcraft III World Editor.

More Information

W3X files are popularly used for the Defense of the Ancients (DotA) Allstars modification, which is a custom map that has been calibrated for competitive gameplay using custom heroes.

Standard Warcraft III maps use the .W3M extension.

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Programs that open W3X files
Updated 2/26/2010

About W3X Files

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