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PcGamesN talked with Jeremy Feasel, who revealed a few things about the upcoming demon invasions.

We have already seen a preview of the demon invasion via an official blog post and now it's time to learn some details on their schedule. Game designer Jeremy Feasel explained to PcGamesN that the invasion forces will feel like an RTS army: they will have their own barracks, portals, defensive structures and troops. The scale of these events will be much larger than the past pre-expansion events.

As far as the timeline of these invasions is concerned, during the first week they will only occur every four hours in a couple of zones. This will increase by 300% every week for two weeks until everything is under attack all the time, meaning that in the second week there will an invasion every hours across six zones and then there will always be an invasion up in all of the affected zones.

Moreover, the demon invasions will start in more remote zones (like Tanaris) and they will slowly expand to more zones, making their way to the capital cities of Azeroth's factions. At the same time, when the Legion invasion starts, the Dark Whispers event will also begin in major cities. Players will be able to embrace the darkness and turn on their fellow players!

You can read the entire article here. The demon invasions will start on August 9.

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I am hoping they make the Dreadlord transformation very powerful, I want to see chaos in the capital cities once again. One of the most fun things in maplestory for me was getting a really high lvl boss bag and dropping it in the cities . The weak perished, some of the strong rallied to support them, the rest watched and giggled with glee. I want to feel that joy again XD.

i may in fact be a terrible person........

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Looks like this will be a hell of a journey. To be honest I am pretty excited about Legion and what it brings. Ready for the big day all the way..

Absimiliard of Simurg Gaming

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Since I only started playing when WoD was out already, I'm quite looking forward to seeing everything that happens before/after a new expansion launch.

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This sounds really exciting, upping the invasions each week will make you feel like Azeroth is really under increasing attacks from the legion, good show Blizzard!

Maining my druid, with instant flight form, will really help when players start crashing in main cities :D

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20 hours ago, demonardvark said:

I am hoping they make the Dreadlord transformation very powerful, I want to see chaos in the capital cities once again. One of the most fun things in maplestory for me was getting a really high lvl boss bag and dropping it in the cities . The weak perished, some of the strong rallied to support them, the rest watched and giggled with glee. I want to feel that joy again XD.

i may in fact be a terrible person........

I don't know about the terrible person part..........because this sounds amazing to me!  I immediately thought to myself, "I want that power so I can lay waste to all of Org!"  If the invasions actually live up to the hype, and I'm hoping they do, I will be all in for this expansion.  Either way I went ahead and turned in a vacation request for August 30th and 31st, because lets face it WoW expansion beats work.

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58 minutes ago, ghostdeini said:

I don't know about the terrible person part..........because this sounds amazing to me!  I immediately thought to myself, "I want that power so I can lay waste to all of Org!"  If the invasions actually live up to the hype, and I'm hoping they do, I will be all in for this expansion.  Either way I went ahead and turned in a vacation request for August 30th and 31st, because lets face it WoW expansion beats work.

I did the same thing XD take the day off to sit in long server ques, log out due to game crashes, horrific day one patches that  render us unable to play for hours, complain horribly, and do it again next year :D ........... well............ next expansion....... 

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This sounds fun and all but... what goodies do we get out of this? Achievement? Tabard? Toy? Nothing? Just curious if anyone knows.

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52 minutes ago, f0nZi3 said:

This sounds fun and all but... what goodies do we get out of this? Achievement? Tabard? Toy? Nothing? Just curious if anyone knows.

If I remember right, battle pets and xmog gear I think.

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On ‎8‎/‎4‎/‎2016 at 10:39 PM, PaasHaaS said:

Since I only started playing when WoD was out already, I'm quite looking forward to seeing everything that happens before/after a new expansion launch.

This pre-expansion has a completely different feel to it than the last three.  I think quite a few players are excited to see how everything plays out and how much chaos ensues.

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