What is .MPQ file extension?
.MPQ file extension is a known file type. This section tells you everything you need to know about this extension.
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.)
MPQ files may be viewed and edited using the utilities below, but please note that modifying MPQ files is not supported by Blizzard Entertainment.
You can see a list of software programs below that can open this file type so that you don’t need to search for it on the web. You can then open your file with this extension using a software listed below.