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News From Blizzcon - The Burning Crusade Classic and Patch 9.1 for Shadowlands

Paul Musiolik, 20 February 2021, 17:45

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will be receiving Update 9.1 in the near future. Blizzard also plans to release The Burning Crusade Classic expansion pack, which will be available for free to subscribers.

WoW: Burning Crusade Classic and First DLC for Shadowlands. BlizzCon Leaks

Karol Laska , 18 February 2021, 20:53

WoW fans will soon (most likely) get their first major content update when it comes to the Shadowlands expansion. In addition, Burning Crusade Classic will enable us to return to the original form of the first DLC in the game's history.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Patch 9.0.5 to Restore Valor Points

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 February 2021, 22:53

The developers of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands have started testing a new update. Patch 9.0.5 is not the biggest one in the bunch, but it will reintroduce Valor Points, which will make it easier to play for PvE fans.

WoW: Shadowlands Devs Reveal Changes in Torghast

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 December 2020, 18:30

Blizzard has set out to improve one of the new features introduced by World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. The creators took the community's voice to heart and introduced a handful of changes to the Torghast Tower.

WoW: Shadowlands is the Fastest-selling PC Game of All Time

Michael Kulakowski, 08 December 2020, 20:05

Blizzard boasts that World of Warcraft: Shadowlands has officially become the fastest-selling PC game ever. The addition broke the record established by Diablo III 8 years ago.

WoW Player Spends 5 Million Gold to Help Others by Serving as NPC

Bart Swiatek, 08 December 2020, 19:12

Player Bearded_Bear96 has decided to spend 5 million gold in WoW to buy a mount that gives others access to auction house and equipment repair. For this amount of gold, he could buy 41 tokens to extend his subscription by one month.

WoW Shadowlands Reveals Sylvanas' Plan

Bart Swiatek, 01 December 2020, 15:46

An animated scene depicting a conversation between Sylvanas Windrunner and King Anduin Wrynn sheds some light on the motivation of the former in the Shadowlands expansion for the MMORPG World of Warcraft.

Warcraft 3: Reforged Still Without Promised Features

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 November 2020, 18:26

Ten months after the release of Warcraft III: Reforged, Reddit user Angzt once again summarized the game's development so far. Unfortunately, despite the promises, many elements from the original Warcraft 3 are still missing, despite Blizzard's promises.

WoW: Shadowlands Launches; Some Players Already Hit Level 60

Bart Swiatek, 24 November 2020, 13:14

On Monday, the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands expansion debuted on the market. One of the players on the European Al'akir server has already reached the level cap.

Learn and Relax With World of Warcraft's Lo-Fi Music

Karol Laska , 21 November 2020, 21:07

Four remixes of tracks from the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion called Shadowlands are available on the youtube channel of World of Warcraft. Blizzard was probably inspired by the phenomenon of lo-fi music.

Undead Hordes in Azeroth Herald WoW Shadowlands

Dameredet, 12 November 2020, 11:22

Hordes of undead have come to World of Warcraft. The event preceding Shadowlands will provide players with a lot of excitement and enable them to get some unique items.

Blizzard Cracks Down on Multi-boxing in World of Warcraft

washi, 04 November 2020, 22:49

An entry on Blizzard's official website informs about a change in the company policy. From now on, simultaneous handling of multiple accounts, i.e. multi-boxing, in World of Warcraft will be prohibited and may be reported by other players.

World of Warcraft Celebrates 16th Anniversary and Gives Out Gifts

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2020, 21:39

Blizzard has begun celebrating the 16th birthday of World of Warcraft. Until the launch of Shadowlands, players will receive a gift for logging in to the game, where they will find some special attractions.

New Locations From WoW Shadowlands Presented in Short Films

Bart Swiatek, 02 November 2020, 12:53

Three teasers of the Shadowlands for World of Warcraft appeared on the web. They present several locations that we will visit in this title.

Overwatch Remains Strong; Hearthstone Gains Popularity

Adrian Werner, 01 November 2020, 17:16

Activision Blizzard's report states that 10 million people still play Overwatch every month. Moreover, the popularity of the card game Hearthstone is growing.

WoW: Shadowlands Pre-order Numbers Beat All Previous Expansions

Dameredet, 31 October 2020, 19:25

Despite the delay, Shadowlands is currently Blizzard's biggest pre-orders sales hit. The latest financial report shows that after almost two decades, World of Warcraft is still alive and kicking.

16-year-old Mystery Solved in WoW: Shadowlands

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2020, 14:39

The Shadowlands expansion answers a question that has plagued many World of Warcraft players for years - it enables us to find Mankirk's missing wife.

WoW: Shadowlands Gets New Release Date

washi, 29 October 2020, 20:25

Today, Blizzard's official website revealed a new release date for the Shadowlands expansion for World of Warcraft. The launch is not far away, but this is not the end of the good news - there is also a special event and a new raid waiting for us.

WoW: Shadowlands Pre-launch Patch Reveals New Best DPS

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 October 2020, 21:57

World of Warcraft received a patch preparing the game for the delayed launch of Shadowlands. Players have already checked which class deals the most DPS after the last changes.

WoW Patch 9.0.1 Goes Live; Preparation for Shadowlands

Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2020, 13:55

Popular MMORPG World of Warcraft received patch 9.0.1. The update adds a new location and prepares the game for the release of the Shadowlands expansion.

Henry Cavill as Arthas Looks Awesome and WoW Devs Like It

Bart Swiatek, 07 October 2020, 19:57

Chris Metzen, one of the creators of the Warcraft series and scriptwriter of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, said on Twitter that Henry Cavill would be a good candidate for the role of Arthas Menethil.

WoW: Shadowlands Delayed

Bart Swiatek, 02 October 2020, 12:42

The devs of World of Warcraft informed that the next expansion for the game - Shadowlands - will appear later than planned. The launch is still scheduled for this year.

WoW Shadowlands Will Remove Some Crafting Options

Bart Swiatek, 29 September 2020, 16:56

World of Warcraft players note that in the updated tested on PTR, which prepares the game for the Shadowlands expansion, there are no so-called tokens needed to change the appearance of some items. The change is said to be temporary.

Warcraft 2 Returns as Mod for Warcraft 3: Reforged

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 September 2020, 20:55

Warcraft III: Reforged will receive a mod called Chronicles of the Second War. The mod will recreate the second installment, expanding it with new story background and gameplay mechanics.

WoW Bug Rolls Back Characters to 2010

Bart Swiatek, 24 September 2020, 14:38

A bug has appeared on one of World of Warcraft servers, which rolls level 120 characters back to their state from 2010, taking away thirty-five levels in the process.

Shadowlands Will Get Adventure Mode Known From Diablo 3

Bart Swiatek, 15 September 2020, 10:14

Shadowlands expansion for World of Warcraft will introduce a Diablo 3-like adventure mode solution to Blizzard Entertainment's venerable MMORPG. Players who complete the story line of the expansion will be able to level up their characters with free access to locations and content - without having to redo the story line.

Jenafur, Where Are Thou? WoW Players Spent Last Year Looking for a Secret Cat

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 September 2020, 16:35

The Shadowlands expansion's imminent launch is not the only thing that's bothering World of Warcraft players. For a year now, the users wewe busy with the on-going search for Jenafur - a mysterious cat that has been lurking in Azeroth since patch 8.2.5.

WoW: Shadowlands System Requirements - You Can't Play Without SSD [Updated]

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 September 2020, 19:05

The release of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will entail a significant increase in the system requirements of Blizzard's MMORPG. The company has announced that not only a better CPU and GPU but also an SSD will be required to play the new expansion for the iconic MMORPG.

WoW Shadowlands Release Date and First Episode of Afterlives Revealed

Paul Wozniak, 27 August 2020, 20:48

At the GamesCom opening ceremony, the devs revealed the release date of the upcoming expansion for World of Warcraft - Shadowlands. The first episode of the Afterlives short animated series was also presented.

Afterlives - Blizzard's Animated Series Set in the World of WoW

Karol Laska , 24 August 2020, 22:44

Afterlives is the title of the first original Blizzard series to take place in the universe of World of Warcraft. It will make its debut this week.

WoW Shadowlands Expansion Will be More Accessible to New Players

DS, 13 July 2020, 12:55

The director of World of Warcraft announces that the latest expansion for the game - Shadowlands - will provide a very low entry curve for new players. There will be a special storyline, which will introduce fresh users to the world of WoW.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Collector's Edition Revealed

Milosz Szubert, 09 July 2020, 17:00

Blizzard presented the limited collector's edition of the Shadowlands add-on for the MMORPG World of Warcraft. It will include an artbook, a special mouse pad and a digital soundtrack. The edition costs 119,99 dollars.

WoW Shadowlands - Content is Ready; Beta-tests and Release Date

Milosz Szubert, 09 July 2020, 14:46

Blizzard has announced that all content of Shadowlands, the latest expansion for World of Warcraft, is now ready and the expansion's beta-tests will begin next week. On the same occasion, it was confirmed that the full version of the add-on is expected to be released at the end of this year - namely in the fall.

WoW - Blizzard will Reduce Number of Servers

Bart Swiatek, 06 July 2020, 14:26

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that it plans to shut down some World of Warcraft servers. Populations of sparsely populated realms will be combined to reach an appropriate level before the launch of Shadowlands.

Reckful Committed Suicide - WoW Community Pays Tribute

Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 11:58

Byron „Reckful” Bernstein - one of the best known World of Warcraft streamer - committed suicide yesterday. Reckful has been struggling with depression for years. The WoW community paid tribute to the deceased by organizing memorials inside the game.

WoW Classic - Gates of Ahn'Qiraj Will Open in July

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 13:43

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that on July 28 this year, the well remembered Ahn'Qiraj event will begin on the servers of World of Warcraft Classic.

Warcraft 3: Reforged - Blizzard Fixes the Game; Patch Inbound

Smoczy, 21 May 2020, 19:00

Blizzard informed on it blog about planned updates for Warcraft 3: Reforged. Among the many promises we can also find some details.

Hearthstone - Free Deck, Ashes of Outland Expansion and Demon Hunter Class

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 March 2020, 22:50

Blizzard revealed the attractions of the Year of the Phoenix in Hearthstone. This includes the announcement of the Ashes of Outland expansion with Illidan Stormrage and a new hero class, but also a free deck for new and returning players, as well as changes in ranked mode.

Dear Blizzard, It's Time to Take a Step Back

Kristian Smoszna, 11 February 2020, 10:25

The dry spell of the beginning of 2020 in terms of premieres could have been mitigated by the release of Warcraft III: Reforged. Unfortunately, it didn't click.

Blizzard Automatizes Warcraft 3: Reforged Refunds

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 February 2020, 22:06

Blizzard has enabled players to automatically get a refund for Warcraft III: Reforged. CEO J. Allen Brack commented on the failed attempt to refresh the iconic game, admitting that it has been a difficult week for the company.

Blizzard Apologizes for Warcraft 3 Reforged

Bart Swiatek, 04 February 2020, 13:46

Blizzard Entertainment, the studio responsible for the creation of the recently released Warcraft III: Reforged, has apologized to fans who are not satisfied with the quality of the game. The developers also announced the development plans for the game - including the missing features that will be restored.

Warcraft 3: Reforged - Devs Claim Rights to Mods

Bebop, 30 January 2020, 15:32

Blizzard learned from the mistakes made in Warcraft III. In the new version of the game, subtitled Reforged, the company secures full rights to the content created by fans. Blizzard doesn't want to lose another gem like DOTA.

Rumors from Blizzard: Battle for Azeroth was Shafted due to Deadlines and Pressure From Top

Patrick Manelski, 29 January 2020, 15:46

Problems with the latest patch 8.3 for World of Warcraft reignited the discussion on the condition of Activision Blizzard and alleged problems in the studio. Latest rumors add fuel to the fire, claiming, for example, that crunch was responsible for the disastrous condition of patch 8.3.

WoW Has Received a Major Update With New Races

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2020, 21:52

Blizzard released a Visions of N'zoth update for World of Warcraft. Patch 8.3 introduces two allied races and the possibility of facing the horror of N'Zoth in a new rally, assault, and so-called Horrific Visions.

WoW: Shadowlands With Big Changes to Character Progression

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 22:50

Blizzard has revealed a handful of details about World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. This new expansion will significantly change the system of experience levels, reducing their number back to 60 and enabling us to make progress in the storyline with additional characters. In addition, a new dungeon was discussed, modelled on roguelike games.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Multiplayer Mode Beta Launches

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2019, 11:10

Beta-tests of Warcraft III: Reforged, an improved edition of the popular 2002 RTS, have begun. First of all, the invitations are given to those who pre-ordered the Spoils of War edition of the remake.

Here's WoW's Orgrimmar on Unreal Engine 4

Bart Swiatek, 28 October 2019, 13:30

Victor Ohman of Quixel has recreated the Orgrimmar Gateway from World of Warcraft on Unreal Engine 4. The result of his work is completely different from the original and quite breathtaking.

Warcraft 3 Reforged vs. The Original; Visual Comparison of Units

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2019, 21:31

A video comparing Warcraft III: Reforged with Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has appeared on the web. LeystTV has included a graphical comparison of unit models and animations from both versions of Blizzard's strategy game.

Fresh Graphics From Warcraft 3 Reforged; It's Almost Perfect

arRacoon, 14 October 2019, 16:25

New campaign shots, character portraits, loading screens, battlefield backgrounds and menu screenshots from the beta version - all published on Wowhead by Blizzard's employee Anshlun. Warcraft III Reforged will look worthy, but Blizzard has once again made a mistake.

New Races in World of Warcraft - Blizzard Announces Patch 8.3

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 October 2019, 17:22

Blizzard presented Visions of N'zoth, another update for World of Warcraft. Patch 8.3 will introduce new races, improved auction house and many attractions related to the eponymous Old God.