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Earlier Shadowlands leaks and the Battle for Azeroth War Campaign finale hinted at a possible faction merge, but Game Director Ion Hazzikostas confirmed in a BlizzCon interview that none of that's happening in Shadowlands, despite the huge imbalance in Mythic raiding with Alliance guilds having a hard time filling up the Mythic Hall of Fame.

We will see no cross-communication and grouping between members of the same Covenants in Shadowlands, despite our speculations about a third faction in Patch 9.0. Things are moving from open warfare to uneasy tensions between the Alliance and the Horde and Game Director Ion Hazzikostas said that we should view the Covenants more like Legion Class Order Halls where you saw the opposing faction's players too.

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Disappointed about it. It was already pretty bad in BfA, and this will only get worse. They should at least allow some form of crossplay. Looks like they don't have any solution so far.

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1 hour ago, Arcling said:

Disappointed about it. It was already pretty bad in BfA, and this will only get worse. They should at least allow some form of crossplay. Looks like they don't have any solution so far.

Yeah, the faction divide's really started becoming a problem on a lot of servers. I hate playing Horde, but all of my friends switched to playing Horde on an all-Horde server. Part of the reason I unsubscribed in early BFA.


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