Blizzard Updater

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A themed Blizzard Updater updating a World of Warcraft patch 3.0.8 client to 3.0.8a.

The Blizzard Updater was the program that applied patches to Blizzard's games including Diablo, Diablo II (and its expansion), StarCraft (and its expansion), Warcraft II: Battle.net Edition, Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (and its expansion), and World of Warcraft (and its expansions up to Cataclysm).

For World of Warcraft, it was essentially replaced by the Blizzard Launcher with the "stream" installation update from patch 4.0.1. Although, standalone patches were still being made for download until patch 4.2.0. For Warcraft III, the Blizzard Updater was used up until patch 1.27b when it was replaced with a Blizzard Installer built around the Blizzard Battle.net desktop app which lasted up to patch 1.31.1.

History

Patch Version Server Release Date (US) Notes OS
4.2.0 4870 January 31, 2012
April 3, 2012
Live: 4.3.2.15211
Live: 4.3.3.15354
Mac
Windows
4.2.0 4822 August 30, 2012 PTR: 4.3.2.15148 Mac
4.2.0 † 4822 August 30, 2011
August 16, 2011
Live: 4.2.2.14545
PTR: 4.2.2.14505
Mac
4.2.0 4809 June 15, 2011 PTR: 4.2.0.14299 Mac
4.2.0 4623 January 26, 2011 Live: 4.0.3.13329 Mac

 † 4.2.0.4522 - WoW-x.x.x.x-4.0.0.12911-Updater.app in Updates directory (Mac)

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