Publishers Blizzard Entertainment
Developers Cyberlore Studios
Release date 1996
Genre Strategy
Game rating
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Game Description

Warcraft II: “Beyond the Dark Portal” is a real-time strategy computer game released in 1996 by Blizzard Entertainment. The game is an expansion of Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness that came out the previous year year. Both games were later sold together as Warcraft II: edition. The game follows the events of Tides of Darkness. After the Orcs were driven back to Draenor, and the Dark Portal is destroyed by the arch-mage Khadgar, the Alliance discover that even though the portal is destroyed, the gates through which the Orcs entered this world still exist. To put an end to any future Horde invasion, a group from the Allies must go to Draenor, the land of the Orcs, and close the portal from both sides. In the meantime, Ner’zul, the leader of the Shadow Moon clan, has gained control over Orc hordes from Draenor and is amassing an amry with the aim of not only conquering Azeroth but also opening portals to other worlds.

Download Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal

We might have the game available for more than one platform. Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal is currently available on these platforms:

DOS (1996)

Warcraft 2.rar (199.7 MB)

How to play on Windows

Text instructions if you prefer reading:

  1. Click on the download button. It should redirect you to your download (usually a .zip file). Make sure you download the file properly and that your internet does not disconnect while downloading.
  2. Extract the files of the game you want to play
  3. Run the .exe file
  4. DOSBox should launch
  5. Play the game

Additional files, patches and fixes

Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal Manual (English)

Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal Manual 2 (English)

Warcraft II Battlenet Edition Manual (English)

Warcraft II: Beyond the Dark Portal Screenshots