There are many opinions
Why I think Warcraft is better
Let’s start with the singleplayer game: Warcraft 3 is longer than SC2. The campaign (WC3) offers a story that can’t be surpassed in depth, just look at WoW, it’s all based on Warcraft 3.
The gameplay offered a lot of innovations for that time and is not so innovative today, but the perfect execution on the part of Blizzards is. unmatched in the genre. SC2 and WC3 differ fundamentally
Heroes and normal units also have inventories. On the
Then there’s the genre-standard “base building”, each with its own units, heroes, buildings and upgrades. The MP is based on the incomparable SP and even provides a map editor with which the community can create its own content. Beside standard rankings 1on1s/2on2s/etc. there are also
These last from 15 minutes up to 8 hours per round, it often seems as if you are no longer in an RTS, the map editor gives you a lot of freedom, the genre boundaries are often crossed there.
Of course I can’t describe here every detail that makes WC3 a better game, but the playful depth of the gameplay, the lore technical depth
Oh yes: I see the graphics as timeless, like WoW. But generally pay attention to the graphics as the last thing in games, unless the gameplay depends on it.
Whats nice about Starcraft
In terms of multiplayer technology, Sc2 gives you a range of possibilities. Either you play normally against other players (unrated 1v1 2v2 3v3 4v4) or rated (ranking system). Then you can play against the K.I. with different levels of difficulty. Then you have the arcade system which is 99%
But in the end, I would recommend, you play both. They are both incredibly cheap now and available as a remastered version. So you really cannot go wrong with any of the games.