Blizzard Is Launching Vanilla Servers

Blizzard Is Launching Vanilla Servers

Going by the name of World of Warcraft: Classic, this server will not have any of the new races, classes, or regions from the expansions.

If you've tried leveling through World of Warcraft recently, you know how imperfect it is. The Horde (the "outcasts" of Azeroth, the orcs who came from a different world mostly) and the Alliance (mostly the humans) hate each other, and so, with this expansion, will go at each other's throats. After countless shutdowns, arguments, and meetings over the past few years, along with petitions begging the company to make a paid version of what they wanted, Blizzard is finally relenting with its own official take on the concept.

For those wondering, vanilla World of Warcraft refers to World of Warcraft as it was - or roughly as it was - when the game shipped in 2004.

"Fans of World of Warcraft around the world, we hear you", Brack told the audience. The new races will also be playable once they are unlocked. As a new age of warfare begins, Azeroth's heroes must set out on a harrowing journey in search of new allies, race to claim the world's mightiest resources to turn the tides of war, and fight on several fronts to determine which side will lead Azeroth into its uncertain future. The more powerful theHeart of Azeroth, the more powerful abilities can be given to the armor.

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For those uninterested in the classic experience, Blizzard has also announced World of Warcraft's seventh expansion pack, Battle For Azeroth.

Horde players will be able to quest through the tropical land of Zandalar, while Alliance players will be visiting the seafaring kingdom of Kul Tiras.

Announced during the Blizzcon 2017 opening ceremony, World of Warcraft Classic is now in development, although a specific release date remains unknown. While Blizzard has not given a date to experience all the new stuff, including a higher level cap and new dungeons and raids, you can opt in to the beta test on your profile page. We'll have a lot more info about Battle for Azeroth as Blizzcon continues. Watch out for more BlizzCon and other gaming news here on A9K.