A file with .mpq extension mainly belongs to Blizzard Game by Blizzard Entertainment. The main specifications of any MPQ files are compressed graphics, sounds, level data, etc. If we talk about MPQ archives, these were first familiarized with the game Diablo and now very much popular in numerous games. The MPQ file is a big binary source container for level maps, and item mockups, music plus video, etc.
MPQ File Format
The MPQ file format was first developed by Mike O’Brien for storing game data. Since Diablo, MPQ has been used in many games published by Blizzard Entertainment like Diablo II, StarCraft, Warcraft II and III, World of WarCraft, StarCraft II.