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Battle for Azeroth sees the Horde and Alliance in conflict once again

Battle for Azeroth sees the Horde and Alliance in conflict once again

First on the list of additions are the new questing zones, both legendary in the Warcraft lore: Zandalar for the Horde, and Kul Tiras for the Alliance.

After years of begging, petitions, and fan-created attempts, Blizzard has finally made a decision to release official vanilla World of Warcraft servers. Neither was given a release time frame, though Brack's comments about the classic server in particular, "It's gonna take some time, but it will happen" suggested it was not imminent.

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Classic, which is now in development at Blizzard, is an attempt to replicate the feeling of playing the original World of Warcraft - though not necessarily how it played right at launch. Battle for Azeroth will arrive sometime next year. It starts with a siege in Lordaeron-Varian Wrynn leads the Allied forces in a fight against Sylvanas Windrunner and the Horde in a castle. Apparently, the expansion begins in the wake of this world-shaking battle.

Explore Two Fabled Kingdoms: As a champion of the Horde, travel to the Zandalar empire to persuade the trolls to lend their naval might. Battle in groups of three as you race against cunning rival intruders-or enemy players-to collect each island's resources and fuel the war effort. The expansion also adds new race alternatives for each faction, which can only be unlocked through quests. Gamers will explore these islands with up to two other players, but no two experiences will be the same; even when players visit the same island twice, they will find new challenges and missions.

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Yesterday during the company's annual BlizzCon festivities at the Anaheim Convention Center in California, Blizzard announced the latest expansion pack for their wildly popular MMORPG, World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth. Brack mentioned that Blizzard had auctioned away the game's original server blades in a charity auction years ago, then he said with a laugh, "we're probably going to need those back".

Several things will carry over from Legion, including the same scaling of difficulty in zones, and the ability to choose your path through the new zones. Zones will scale to a cap, so not every region will be equally playable at all levels, but it will allow for a wider range of options to play at any given level. We'll have a lot more info about Battle for Azeroth as Blizzcon continues.

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