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French fan site Mamytwink sat down with Senior Game Designer Jeremy Feasel and Senior 3D Artist Tina Wang to talk about World of Warcraft's future content.

Click here to check out the full interview in French.

Interview Highlights

  • Patch 8.2 comes with two new zones - Nazjatar and Mechagon.
  • You'll need a boat to get to Nazjatar.
  • Mechagon will house a Mechadungeon that will be split into two wings (dungeons), pretty much like Karazhan.
  • The new dungeon will have interesting loot that will make you come back even after the next raid.
  • The Island Expedition AI was first tested in Arathi Basin. They specifically designed creatures to jump a lot.
  • In Patch 8.1.5, Blizzard's adding a new brawl, where players face off mobs with this Advanced AI.
  • They've set a minimum item level requirement, because people were often losing Warfronts.
  • Heroic Warfronts are going to be more difficult and require coordinated gameplay.
  • Blizzard would like to implement global PvP events in Patch 8.2, inspired by the towers in Hellfire Peninsula.
  • In the Crucible of Stoms, players will uncover that a big chunk of N'zoth is located below the raid.
  • Wintergrasp will be a new Epic Battleground.
  • Sylvanas was wielding Xal'atath, Blade of the Black Empire Xal'atath, Blade of the Black Empire at the What's Next panel and Feasel says it's something important and we'll have to wait to find out more.
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1 hour ago, Stan said:

Wintergrasp will be a new Epic Battleground.

That might actually get me to hit that button! Though do wonder what the player cap will be.

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