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Blizzard Reached Agreement With NetEase. Diablo, Warcraft, and Studio’s Other Games Return to China

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 April 2024, 00:21

More than a year after a violent breakup, Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase are collaborating again. The Chinese giant also signed a separate deal with Microsoft, under which the former company's new games will come to Xbox consoles, among others.

Blizzard Doesn’t Mind Licensing Warcraft to Third-Party Developers. 'I Want to Have Warcraft Out There a Little More Than It Is Now'

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 April 2024, 05:32

The Warcraft brand manager would love to bet on brand expansion, although the list of partners Blizzard could entrust with this task is very short.

Condemned WoW's Narrative Director Leaves Blizzard

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 February 2024, 02:41

Steve Danuser has confirmed that he is no longer the narrative director of World of Warcraft, which by no means upset most Azeroth fans.

WoW Intrigued Fans. No Public Testing of 10.2.6 Update

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 February 2024, 00:53

World of Warcraft will receive another update with a new compactness in March. However, this time Blizzard Entertainment will not make it available on the Public Test Server.

Fired Blizzard Employee Walks Away With 10 Years of WoW Subscription

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 January 2024, 03:53

Adam Holisky is one of the individuals currently leaving Blizzard, but prior to his dismissal redeemed all the World of Warcraft subscription keys he had stacked over the years, which secured him nearly 10 years of subscription.

Layoffs at WoW Developer to Affect Story Teams

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 January 2024, 04:35

Microsoft's layoffs have not spared Blizzard. Among the employees laid off are those responsible for the plot and story of World of Warcraft and Overwatch.

New Easter Egg Discovered in WoW; Concerns Plot of The War Within

Marcin Przala, 03 January 2024, 14:11

An avid WoW fan has discovered an easter egg that provides us with a bit of information about the game's lore and the storyline of the upcoming The War Within expansion.

Blizzard Revealed WoW Roadmap for 2024 [Update: Seeds of Renewal Release Date]

Hubert Sledziewski, 21 December 2023, 00:35

Blizzard has shared the novlties that await WoW and World of Warcraft: Classic players in 2024. We also learned details about the hero talents from The War Within expansion.

WoW Fans Criticize New Raid's Finale: 'Children's Books are More Subtle', 'I Miss Jailer'

Zbigniew Woznicki, 15 November 2023, 01:08

The final cinematic of the Amirdrassil, the Dream's Hope raid in World of Warcraft did not please fans and is widely criticized online. Players point out the weakness of recent stories offered by Blizzard.

StarCraft 2 Earned Less Than WoW's Shiny Pony; Blizzard Thrives on Microtransactions

Hubert Sledziewski, 13 November 2023, 03:52

The developer of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty says in the first two years after its release the game earned less for Blizzard than a certain mount for World of Warcraft. 'This is why companies rely on microtransactions,' he says.

Early Access to WoW's New Expansion Won't Give 'Long-term Advantage,' Blizzard Says

Szymon Orzeszek, 10 November 2023, 07:46

Players voiced their dissatisfaction with early access to the tenth expansion for World of Warcraft. Now one of the game's developers assures that players who spend $100 will not get a „long-term advantage over the rest.”.

'Gamers are Impatient; They Want New Things Every Day,' Claims Blizzard Head Mike Ybarra

Maciej Gaffke, 08 November 2023, 02:37

According to Blizzard's CEO, gamers have no patience. In a recent interview, Mike Ybarra said that they want new content practically every hour.

WoW: The War Within Raises Hype but Fans Say No to $90 Early Access

Hubert Sledziewski, 06 November 2023, 06:50

You will be able to play World of Warcraft: The War Within three days before its release if you pay $90 instead of $50 and buy the more expensive version of the DLC. The players call is disgusting.

The War Within Will Change WoW; Game's Director on New Systems and Mechanics

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 05 November 2023, 11:31

Next year, World of Warcraft fans will be able to enjoy the first of three expansions announced at BlizzCon. The game's director shared information about the new features that will be coming to the game with The War Within expansion.

Chris Metzen Announces Three DLCs for WoW at BlizzCon

Hubert Sledziewski, 03 November 2023, 15:37

Chris Metzen has returned to World of Warcraft and immediately shocked the fans. Blizzard announced as many as three expansion for this MMORPG.

BlizzCon Schedule Revealed

Adrian Werner, 29 October 2023, 10:39

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the schedule of panels to be held at BlizzCon 2023. The event will focus mainly on World of Warcraft and Overwatch 2.

New WoW Update Will Add Anticipated Ancient Land

Michael Zegar, 17 October 2023, 07:39

Update 10.2 will add a new land, called Emerald Dream, to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight. It will also introduce raiding and a slew of attractions for dragon riders.

10th WoW DLC May Focus on Dwarves; BlizzCon Will Provide Answer

Hubert Sledziewski, 02 October 2023, 11:31

If not pirates, then maybe dwarves? WoW fans do not stop running conjectures about the content of the 10th expansion. There's a good chance that this time they finally got it.

It Only Took Two Words to Destroy Dreams of a Pirate Expansion for WoW

Adam Celarek, 05 September 2023, 15:00

Rumors have been circulating in the WoW community for some time regarding the next expansion for this popular MMO game. However, the director of Blizzard Entertainment has squashed one of the more popular theories related to the game's future.

Next WoW Expansion Will Serve Return to the Past? Clues Reveal [Update]

Hubert Sledziewski, 27 August 2023, 22:28

One of the fathers of World of Warcraft, Chris Metzen, is to have a more important role at Blizzard than just a story consultant. He is reportedly „creating the future of WoW,” which will be announced at this year's BlizzCon.

WoW: Dragonflight Patch 10.1.7 Release Date

Jan Kopacz, 08 August 2023, 15:08

Blizzard Entertainment has finally revealed the release date of patch 10.1.7, also known as Fury Incarnate, for World of Warcraft: Dragonflight.

WoW and Diablo in Game Pass? Is so, Only as Part of Premium Offering

Adam Adamczyk, 02 August 2023, 15:41

World of Warcraft and Diablo may make their way to Game Pass Ultimate. That's according to an official document from the European Commission.

WoW Needs a Revolution: 'Reset It Like FFXIV,' Demands Popular Youtuber

Michal Ciezadlik, 03 July 2023, 16:37

World of Warcraft is a content-rich game; however, not everyone likes the abundance of Blizzard's MMO. Popular streamer Asmongold says the game could use a complete reset.

17 Years of Playing WoW and 40,000 Hours on the Clock, All Without a Mouse

Adam Celarek, 28 June 2023, 17:03

World of Warcraft may appear to be a title that requires a lot of speed and precision, especially with more difficult locations and activities. However, one streamer proves that you don't even need a computer mouse to move smoothly through Azeroth.

Blizzard Reverses Decision to Raise WoW Prices in Ukraine After Backlash

Jakub Tarchala, 13 June 2023, 13:25

Blizzard will not raise prices on World of Warcraft in Ukraine - the change in decision was influenced by player criticism.

Blizzard Fired WoW Screenwriter for Capitalist Jokes?

Kamil Kleszyk, 02 June 2023, 17:11

Eric Covington, a screenwriter who worked on World of Warcraft, claims he was fired from Blizzard after he wrote a dialogue mocking „corporate greed” for characters in the game.

One of WoW Dragonflight's Biggest Attractions Coming to Base Game Realms

Kamil Kleszyk, 31 May 2023, 15:08

Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that other World of Warcraft lands will receive the option to fly dragons in the future. So far, this has been an exclusive attraction of the Dragonflight DLC.

Mythic Scalecommander Sarkareth in WoW Dragonflight Defeated

Zbigniew Woznicki, 16 May 2023, 15:33

We know the winner of the Road to World First of the Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible raid. Americans from Liquid defeated the Scalecommander boss Sarkareth on mythic difficulty. The second place belongs to the Europeans.

Players Slam WoW for Boring Cinematic: 'Is That It?'

Zbigniew Woznicki, 10 May 2023, 16:21

The cutscene after the final boss raid of Aberrus, the Shadowed Crucible in World of Warcraft: Dragonflight did not delight the fans. The video seems to have been cut off in the middle and lacks emotional or important narrative weight.

Embers of Neltharion Now in WoW Dragonflight; Launch Summary

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 May 2023, 15:31

Update 10.1 is now available in World of Warcraft. What's on the menu? A new location, a raid and quite a lot (or not enough according to some players) of activities.

Blizzard on WoW's Future, Embers of Neltharion Update Video

Marcin Przala, 25 April 2023, 14:57

We have learned the details of a major update that will hit World of Warcraft Dragonflight with the beginning of May. The upcoming changes and new content are discussed in a short video.

Former WoW Dev Suggests Big Change in WoW Classic

Adrian Werner, 25 April 2023, 13:17

Blizzard Entertainment is most likely preparing World of Warcraft Classic Plus, a combination of the atmosphere and mechanics of WoW Classic with content from later expansions.

WoW's Night Elves May Finally Get Something They've Missed Since 2018

Zbigniew Woznicki, 24 April 2023, 16:28

New leaks from World of Warcraft's test server suggest that the Night Elves will finally find atonement for past wrongs. However, it will not be a bloody revenge, but a new symbol of hope.

Healers in WoW are Too Strong - That's Why Blizzard Nerfed Them All by 25%

Zbigniew Woznicki, 20 April 2023, 16:50

Blizzard has another problem with healers in World of Warcraft. And it chose the same solution it used just before Dragonflight's release.

Blizzard is Losing So Many Employees That It Needs a Crisis Plan

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 April 2023, 12:11

One WoW developer is not thrilled with the approach of his superiors. It is said that so many people are expected to leave the studio that the team has to develop a „crisis map” of games to be released.

Players Unhappy With Changes to World of Warcraft's Most Popular Activity

Zbigniew Woznicki, 03 April 2023, 14:46

Blizzard has decided to refresh Mythic in World of Warcraft with new modifiers and changing one of the more annoying ones. At this point, the result of the work is highly unsatisfactory.

Thousands of Players Lost Their Favorite MMORPG - Report Reveals Truth About Blizzard's Failure in China

Adam Celarek, 30 March 2023, 16:48

The severance of its partnership with Chinese publisher NetEase and the withdrawal of Activision Blizzard's games from the local market have made waves through the gaming community. A New York Times report sheds some light on the affair.

First Time in WoW History, Horde and Alliance Players Will be Able to Join the Same Guild

Adam Celarek, 10 March 2023, 13:49

In the upcoming update 10.1, Embers of Neltharion, for World of Warcraft, Blizzard will for the first time ever allow members of the Alliance and Horde to unite under one guild.

Blizzard Veteran Quits in Protest Against Employee Ranking

Adrian Werner, 24 January 2023, 12:25

One of Blizzard's studio veterans has left the company in protest against the introduction of an employee ranking system, which he believes is unfair and spoils the team culture.

Blizzard Pissed Off NetEase; Orc Demolition Livestream

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 January 2023, 14:07

NetEase is not happy with Blizzard's decision to end its partnership. The Chinese developer has made it clear what it thinks of the American studio's decision.

Blizzard Leaving China for Good; Only Diablo Immortal Will be Spared

Marcin Przala, 18 January 2023, 13:39

Blizzard's recent attempts to reach an agreement with China's NetEase have failed, resulting in the American giant abandoning the country's gaming market as early as January. With one small exception.

WoW Dragonflight is to Avoid Mistake of Previous Expansions; Update Plan

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 December 2022, 11:31

Blizzard does not want to repeat its recent mistakes and will provide World of Warcraft players with a lot of new features in updates for Dragonflight scheduled for 2023.

Secret Mounts From WoW Dragonflight Found

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 December 2022, 15:19

WoW players are busy. Fans have already managed to find more secret mounts: a stylish otter and a magma slug.

Chris Metzen, One of Warcraft's Fathers, Returns to Blizzard

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 16 December 2022, 12:42

One of the fathers of Warcraft, Chris Metzen, has returned to Blizzard after a six-year absence as a creative advisor to help with WoW.

Blizzard Banned WoW Players for Exploit; Fans Blame Devs

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 December 2022, 13:23

The ban for having fun with tailoring did not amuse the community focused around World of Warcraft, although Blizzard eventually relented and revoked the account blocks.

Wow Gained Best Thing in a Decade, but There's One Problem With It

Jacob Blazewicz, 05 December 2022, 12:52

According to the players, Dragonflight is so far performing much better than the previous WoW expansion. Much of this is due to one new feature that captivated the fans from the get-go.

WoW Dragonflight's Issues Don't Stop Players From Breaking Records

Hubert Sledziewski, 29 November 2022, 13:16

Technical problems surrounding the release of WoW: Dragonflight did not prevent a certain player from reaching level 70 less than three hours after the expansion was made available.

WoW Dragonflight Launch Schedule

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 November 2022, 12:39

World of Warcraft will soon receive the 9th expansion - Dragonflight. Players are already gearing up for its release.

Dragonflight's Gameplay Trailer Shows What's in Store for WoW Fans

Adrian Werner, 22 November 2022, 12:24

Blizzard has released a gameplay trailer for World of Warcraft: Dragonflight. At the same time, the company announced Twitch Drops and accessibility option improvements in WoW.

Test Your WoW Knowledge; 3 Million Images Used for This Test

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 November 2022, 17:53

World of Warcraft fans can test their knowledge of the game with a fan project featuring more than a hundred thousand Azeroth locations.