- Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
- Release Date: Aug 13, 2018
DECLARE YOUR ALLEGIANCE
Azeroth paid a terrible price to end the apocalyptic march of the Legion's crusadebut even as the world's wounds are tended, it is the shattered trust between the Alliance and Horde that may prove hardest to mend. As this age-old conflict reignites, join your alliesDECLARE YOUR ALLEGIANCE
Azeroth paid a terrible price to end the apocalyptic march of the Legion's crusadebut even as the world's wounds are tended, it is the shattered trust between the Alliance and Horde that may prove hardest to mend. As this age-old conflict reignites, join your allies and champion your faction's causeAzeroth's future will be forged in the fires of war.
RECRUIT ALLIED RACES
Explore Azeroth as new playable Allied Races, including four you've encountered in your campaign against the Legion. Embark on a quest to earn their favor and unlock each race, adding their strength to your faction. Create a new character and complete the full leveling experience to earn a distinctive Heritage Armor set.
As a hero of the mighty Alliance, journey to the seafaring kingdom of Kul Tiras, home of Jaina Proudmoore. Untangle a web of betrayal and dark magic as you encounter power-hungry pirates, witches wielding death magic, mystical sea priests, and more. Explore the stony peaks of Tiragarde Sound, trek across Drustvar's high plains and red forests, and navigate the intricate inland canals of Stormsong Valley as you convince this fractured kingdom to join your cause.
Prepare the Horde for war by recruiting the ancient empire of Zandalar. In this troll-dominated territory, ancient evil waits to be unleashed on the world as you battle crazed blood-troll worshippers, gargantuan dinosaurs, and titan constructs. Discover Zuldazar, the oldest city in Azeroth; unveil the bleak swamps of Nazmir; and traverse the deadly deserts of Vol'dun.
PLUNDER UNCHARTED ISLANDS
Set sail for the previously unmapped isles of Azeroth. Battle in groups of three as you race against cunning rival intrudersor enemy playersto collect the island's resources. Constantly evolving challenges await as you traverse frozen landscapes near Northrend, open the gates of an abandoned Gilnean castle, navigate a war between elementals and more.
STORM THE WARFRONTS
Head to the frontlines and take part in a large-scale 20-player cooperative Warfront to claim a key strategic location. Build up your faction's forces, lead the charge as your troops lay siege to the objective, and battle the enemy commanders as they make their last stand in this new PvE mode inspired by classic Warcraft RTS battles.
INFUSE ARMOR WITH TITANIC MIGHT
Take control of the Heart of Azerotha legendary neck piece entrusted to you by Magni Bronzebeard. Imbue it with Azerite, an invaluable resource that's emerged in the Legion's wake, to customize your armor with new powers and traits.
ENTER A WORLD DIVIDED
Experience the relentless conflict at the heart of the Warcraft saga. Play through six new zones filled with new World Quests, new World Bosses, new raids and more as you determine whether the Horde or Alliance will shape Azeroth's future.
* NEW LEVEL CAP
Stop the spread of the Blood God's corruption, unearth the secrets of a lost titan vault, and much more as you quest to level 120.
* NEW DUNGEONS & RAIDS
Fight through all-new dungeons like the golden city of Atal'Dazar, and the outlaw town of Freehold!
* CHARACTER BOOST
Advance a new or existing hero character to level 110 instantly, and be ready to join your new allies in battle!
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Aug 14, 2018One of the best changes that Battle for Azeroth brings is the new War Mode. Traditional PVP servers are gone, replaced with world PVP you an opt into simply by toggling a button in your trait menu while you are in Stormwind or Orgrimmar. Doing so places you in an instance of the server with other PVP designated players, and adds some great gold and experience gain boosts while doing so.
Aug 13, 2018It's got trolls, it's got Mesoamerican art and architecture and its got dinosaurs. What more do you need? 13/10 Would recommend. I'm sureIt's got trolls, it's got Mesoamerican art and architecture and its got dinosaurs. What more do you need? 13/10 Would recommend. I'm sure there's some good Alliance stuff too, but whatever. For the Horde!… Expand
Aug 14, 2018I don't think it is fair to judge the game based on the client/server issues it has experienced. It is a shame that Blizzard did not foreseeI don't think it is fair to judge the game based on the client/server issues it has experienced. It is a shame that Blizzard did not foresee this nonetheless I think this is a great expansion. Once you start playing it you feel like you're 16 again playing Burning Crusade of Wrath of the Lich King. The mechanics and visual aspects just look amazing. Personally I think they did a great job with this expansion and I can't wait for the end game content. Furthermore I hope the negative reviewers will see past the technical issues and just start enjoying the content!… Expand
Aug 14, 2018This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. Balance: At this moment this got way too many 10 out 10 points. I've tested this on beta, played it today, and in my opinion the area is very boring compared to all other expansions. Icy northrend or Outland or Pandaria are all more exciting. Also the content is very boring for me - as I am 100% PvE player. For PvPers this may be cool? New races are very.. confusing? Why not just 1 actually new race?… Expand
Aug 14, 2018Quests in WOW are terrable they always have been leveling is as bad as ever no flying makes it hard to find objectives and no challance makesQuests in WOW are terrable they always have been leveling is as bad as ever no flying makes it hard to find objectives and no challance makes a time consuming frustracting process with no sence of achievement the thought of leveling a alt through thease quests again im 10 hour in after a 2 year break and im burnt out. The game now looks like the toy line Dino Riders.
Im done i cant be assed to level anymore its mind numbing.… Expand
Aug 15, 2018Totally bad. Same system, same contents. infinite rotation of "kill 12", "kill what", and "collect 6 things". No new talent, no new skills. ItTotally bad. Same system, same contents. infinite rotation of "kill 12", "kill what", and "collect 6 things". No new talent, no new skills. It is just a big patch of Legion expansion.… Expand
Aug 14, 2018Blizzard's model: Remove abilities and don't add any new ones. (among other things) There's no new 120 talent tree spells. No new abilitiesBlizzard's model: Remove abilities and don't add any new ones. (among other things) There's no new 120 talent tree spells. No new abilities for any class. instead, they removed abilities like they did in WoD, or hid them behind the pvp talent tree. (Like in legion)
They also added a GCD on all classes for all spells, which means you have to wait before casting a spell, making the gameplay even slower than it was. (and more tedious)
The game is trying to go back to it's roots with Alliance vs Horde, Orc, vs Human. But it doesn't make any sense, since PVP has been completely cut from the knees as well. Blizzard had the bright idea of removing PVP servers and replacing it with "Warmode". If you have this mode turned on you get increased experience and it flags you for PVP. Basically every server now is a Normal server and you flag yourself for PVP if you want to. The irony is palpable. It's ironic since the game is advertising itself as a PVP oriented expansion even though It's not. The New "Warfront" game mode was advertised as a PVP mode, but it's not. It's not even PVP. It's PVE. It's basically a 20 man dungeon that is incredibly boring and gets old after the first time.
"Island expeditions" are also incredibly boring and repetitive and serve no real purpose other than filler.
Nu-WoW is all about the aesthetics like most games today. It's completely empty and devoid of any real challenge or atmosphere. It's all about how long can we keep the player subscribed. Once you get past looking at the dungeons and raids, you'll soon see the game is a hallow shell. There's almost nothing to do outside of dungeons and raiding.
And since they've pruned so many abilities and added no new ones, added a GCD that the community did not want and was very vocal about it, dungeon gameplay and raid gameplay is even slower than it was. Your basically looking at a 4 button rotation for most classes and with the added GCD, I feel like I'm watching a golf tournament.
I was recently refunded after thinking the game would change after playing Beta. I honestly did not thing they would still have the GCD change after the community even signed petitions to get it removed. Blizzard-Activision does not care about you. They only care about your money. Which is ironic since if they listened to the community that has supported the game for a better part of almost 15 years, they would probably make more money if they didn't add changes that nobody wanted in the first place.
Blizzard is currently in panic mode. They're trying to get back the old players that have unsubbed a long time ago (look at their TV ads) by bringing back the Horde vs Alliance nostalgia that hasn't been a thing since Vanilla. They are also releasing "Classic WoW" which they are trying to get the thousands of players that are playing Vanilla on private servers. They are losing subscribers fast. it seems though that the Nu-Blizzard design team has no clue what they're doing. The old design team is long and gone, the magic is gone. It's a corporate business model now like most "Triple A" games today.
And if your wondering if change is good, yes it is. WoW needs change every expansion. The problem is when you make the gameplay more and more tedious and boring to play it makes the game a chore to play. And incredibly boring. Google "Warrior GCD GIF".
But people will continue to buy every wow expansion. Either out of habit, being a "loyal" blizzard customer or maybe thinking the beta changes would be reversed at launch.
You want Blizzard to improve it's game? Stop giving them money. Vote with your wallet. That's the only way these companies listen to customers.
Money talks and **** walks.… Expand
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