Despite being more than a decade old, there are still plenty of gamers who swear by Blizzard classics like Diablo II, Warcraft III and Starcraft. They helped define gaming in the late 1990s and early 2000s, and since then Blizzard has continued to prosper with new entries in each franchise.

If you are a fan of the classics or have always been waiting for an opportunity to discover their magic for yourself, here is some good news: according to a new job posting, Blizzard is looking at updating each of these classic titles for modern computers.

The position in question is for a senior software engineer of classic games. While it doesn't go into specfics about what updates will be coming to Blizzard's older titles, it does give us a general idea.

"Compelling stories. Intense multiplayer. Endless replayability. Qualities that made StarCraft, Warcraft III, and Diablo II the titans of their day," the job listing reads. " Evolving operating systems, hardware, and online services have made them more difficult to be experienced by their loyal followers or reaching a new generation.

"We're restoring them to glory, and we need your engineering talents, your passion, and your ability to get tough jobs done."

And below are the job responsibilities:

Make gameplay first again on modern operating systems.
Create conditions for experiences that look as good as they play.
Own implementation and curation of features new and old.
Combat hacking to improve multiplayer.
Diagnose and fix all the things: crashes, deadlocks, overflows, heap corruptions, etc.

It certainly sounds like we can expect upgraded visuals of some kind as well as possible new features. If Blizzard is currently hiring for this position, it sounds like the project is still in the early stages, so don't expect to be playing an HD version of Diablo II anytime soon. Still, it's exciting to see that Blizzard isn't forgetting the games that shot them into the gaming stratosphere, games that still have passionate player bases to this day. Expect to hear more about this in the near future.

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