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Battle for Azeroth to Have Simultaneous Launch in Most Regions

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Some big news today as we have a first for World of Warcraft! The next expansion, Battle for Azeroth, will be launching at the same time in (almost) all regions! The Americas, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia/New Zealand will all be launching at once, at midnight CET, with the PDT and UTC times actually being on August 13th! It seems the launch was focused around Europe, as it has the usual midnight launch time of other expansions, but it's probably also the best time to coordinate all the zones as well. Time to change those plans for the launch if you had any!

Speaking of plans, you can check out our BfA hub for everything that's coming with the new expansion, so you'll be ready for when the servers come up!

Blizzard LogoLaunch Time (source)

For the first time in World of Warcraft® history, the next expansion—Battle for Azeroth™—will launch in the Americas, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia/New Zealand at the same time. Wherever you live and whatever faction you fight for, you can be part of one globally unified front as the battle for Azeroth begins.

Check the details below for the exact time you can begin logging in to explore Kul Tiras—for the Alliance!— or Zandalar—for the Horde!—in World of Warcraft’s upcoming expansion.


Americas (PDT) Europe (CEST) Taiwan (CST) Korea (KST) ANZ (AEST) UTC

3:00p.m.

August 13*

12:00a.m.

August 14

6:00a.m.

August 14

7:00a.m.

August 14

8:00a.m.

August 14

10:00p.m.

August 13

 

Global launch time zone map

See you in Azeroth, friends.

*To align with other regions, the Americas will launch slightly ahead of August 14 in local time.

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I'm wondering which calendar is wrong the Blizzard one or mine.... Wednesday is 15-th not 14-th in August 🙂

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Huh 8am for me. Neat. A good night's sleep and a full day of gaming, what's not to love? 🙂

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Oh midnight between Monday and Tuesday. Well, hopefully my work can handle me tired af. :D

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7pm for me (São Paulo). YAY, first time I'll have the chance to play at launch. 

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On 6/8/2018 at 3:49 PM, Syktris said:

7pm for me (São Paulo). YAY, first time I'll have the chance to play at launch. 

Hope you are not on a Newby or high pop realm else you'll enjoy some nice queue time!

 

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