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World of Warcraft BlizzCon 2018 Press Kit

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The BlizzCon 2018 World of Warcraft press kit includes Tides of Vengeance fan art as well as more details about WoW Classic.

Tides of Vengeance

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TIDES OF VENGEANCE – NEXT BATTLE FOR AZEROTH™ CONTENT UPDATE

The time for preparation is over; the hour to strike against the enemy faction is at hand. The war between the Horde and the Alliance reaches a crucial turning point in Tides of Vengeance, the upcoming first major content update for Battle for Azeroth™, as new allies join the front lines and old heroes take up arms to reclaim what was stolen. Over the course of Tides of Vengeance, players will fight for their faction in a variety of new features and content, including:

  • NEW STORY AND CHARACTER QUESTS – Discover the next chapters in the stories of Tyrande, Saurfang, and Vol’jin in new character-driven quest lines, and strike against the enemy in the ongoing War Campaign.
  • RAID: BATTLE OF DAZAR’ALOR – War crashes upon the shores of Zandalar in an all-new raid in the Zandalari trolls’ capital. Battle Horde or Alliance leaders such as High Tinker Mekkatorque and King Rastakhan in faction-specific encounters, and fight on the front lines of one of Battle for Azeroth’s defining conflicts.
  • WARFRONT: BATTLE FOR DARKSHORE – In the ashen shadow of Teldrassil, the night elves strike back against the Forsaken to reclaim their ancestral homeland in an all-new co-op Warfront. In between battles, discover what awaits in a new version of the Darkshore zone reshaped by the fires of war.
  • HORDE AND ALLIANCE ASSAULTS – Defend Kul Tiras and Zandalar from the enemy faction’s invading forces in Horde and Alliance Assaults, breaking out across Battle for Azeroth’s outdoor world. Sabotage the enemy airship, take out the commander, and earn loot and Artifact power to prepare for new conflicts.
  • NEW ISLAND EXPEDITIONS – Claim Azerite on the new islands of Jorundall and Havenswood, with updates to the Islands Expeditions system including capturable Azerite extractors.
  • DWARF AND BLOOD ELF HERITAGE ARMOR – Max-level dwarves and blood elves can delve deeper into their race’s history and lore, and unlock cosmetic Heritage Armor to honor their legacy.
  • . . . AND MORE TO COME – As Tides of Vengeance continues to unfold, discover the dark secrets lurking in Stormsong Valley in the Crucible of Storms raid; prepare to recruit the Zandalari trolls and Kul Tiran humans as Allied Races; and brace for the emergence of ancient foes in future chapters of Battle for Azeroth.

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Blood Elf Heritage Armor

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Dwarf Heritage Armor

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Darkshore Warfront

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Whomper (New Charity Pet)

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Meatwagon Mount in World of Warcraft

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Battle of Dazar'alor Raid

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Crucible of Storms Raid

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Jorundall Island

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Havenswood Island

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Tides of Vengeance Key Art

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World of Warcraft Classic

Blizzard LogoBlizzard (Source)

WORLD OF WARCRAFT® CLASSIC – COMING SUMMER 2019

Relive an era of timeless adventure in World of Warcraft Classic, Blizzard Entertainment’s upcoming recreation of the original massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Join heroes of the Horde and Alliance old and new on an epic journey across the fantasy world of Azeroth as it was prior to WoW’s seven game-changing expansions.

CRAFTING AN AUTHENTIC EXPERIENCE – With WoW Classic, Blizzard is committed to restoring and recreating WoW’s original content and gameplay experience as authentically as possible. Aid Mankrik on his tragic quest in an era before the Barrens was sundered in two; raid Molten Core with level-60 heroes’ original abilities and talents; regale the inns of Azeroth with tales of PvP at Tarren Mill; and much more.

CLASSIC GAMEPLAY; MODERN TECHNOLOGY – Play with the conveniences of modern Blizzard Battle.net and WoW technology such as Blizzard friends lists; select UI improvements; enhancements designed to ensure stability and fair play; and all the latest under-the-hood engine updates to support players’ current hardware

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2 minutes ago, Ancalagon said:

I think there are going to be some mighty angry dwarves after they read your post, Stan.  LOL!  😉

Thanks! Fixed the images 🙂.

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