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An eight hour maintenance is scheduled for NA realms tomorrow. If you're playing on EU realms, expect the same eight hours of downtime on Saturday, January 20.

  • NA: January 19th, 7:00 AM PST - 3:00 PM PST
  • EU: January 20th, 2:00 AM CET - 10:AM CET (Source /u/zelwake)

Patch 7.3.5 went live with a lot of issues. Some of them are discussed in the latest tweets roundup. Community Manager Ythisens confirmed that world scaling has a negative on older raid content and a fix should be implemented before the weekend, possibly during the extended maintenance.

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We will be performing scheduled maintenance beginning on Friday, January 19th, 7:00 AM (PST) and we expect the service to be available again at approximately 3:00 PM (PST). During this time the game will be unavailable for play.

Please follow @BlizzardCS on Twitter for further updates.

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1 minute ago, Fayte said:

I guess Icy Veins qualifies pretty much anything as news.  

Basically, if Blizzard deems it worth mentioning, then IV does as well. Nothing new here.

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1 hour ago, Fayte said:

I guess Icy Veins qualifies pretty much anything as news.  

It's Maintenance out of the ordinary and a pretty big one, people might not see it if it's just in the launcher (yes, some do...), making news about it on the usual sites is a good way to prevent those certain individuals from flooding the forums even more

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Now let me fill you in. I'm leading this expedition and we're going to climb both peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro. 

Arthur: I thought there was only one peak, sir. 

Sir: (getting up, putting one hand over one eye again and going to large map of Africa on wall and peering at it at point-blank range)Well, that'll save a bit of time. Well done. Now the object of this expedition is to see if we can find any traces of last year's expedition. 

Arthur: Last year's expedition? 

Sir: Yes, my brother was leading that, they were going to build a bridge between the two peaks. (looks at map with one hand over eye) My idea I'm afraid. Now, I ought to tell you that I have practically everyone that I need for this expedition, so what special qualifications do you have?

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8 hours ago, Fayte said:

I guess Icy Veins qualifies pretty much anything as news.  

I guess pretty much anything qualifies as news for Wowhead, MMO-Champion, Reddit, big German news site Buffed.de and probably many others too...

As Suoson said, it's unexpected maintenance in the middle of the weekend that lasts for 8 hours. Especially for EU, it's on Saturday night and while a lot of people may enjoy going out or sleeping at that time, quite a few of them enjoy pulling all-nighters in WoW (I know I've personally done this quite a few times).

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3 hours ago, Zadina said:

quite a few of them enjoy pulling all-nighters in WoW (I know I've personally done this quite a few times).

I'm definitely one of those as well. Especially with new content. Far more so when a new expansion gets released.

 

Totally not addicted!

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23 hours ago, Fayte said:

I guess Icy Veins qualifies pretty much anything as news.  

That issue wasn't 'anything', but rather "the thing" going on on the forums quite noticeably.

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