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6.1 PTR - New Blood Elf Models

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Due to delays announced last July, the Blood Elf model revamp wasn't completed in time for the Warlords of Draenor release in November. Shortly after launch, Blizzard posted an update on the ongoing artistic update, showing some examples of the ongoing development. Now, those models are in-game.


The in-game characters look very comparable to the posted examples, but Blizzard has been sure to note that these may not be final, and further changes may yet be made leading up to the 6.1 release. The patch is likely to be deployed in the next six weeks, but its exact date is unknown as the Blackrock Foundry release dates are unaffected.



Blood Elf Female, via Artcraft


Are you satisfied with the direction of the new Blood Elf artwork? Have you had a chance to jump on the PTR and get a closer look at your own Blood Elf character(s)? The facial detail and sharpness of features (hands, feet, etc.) are all noticeably improved.


With all of the updated models now available and in-game racial benefits substantially more consistent in their value, what race do you prefer now?

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