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WoW Classic Phase 3 Release Date: December 10th

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Update: the second part of Phase 3 has received a release date as well! It's coming February 12th/13th and you can check out all the content that's coming with it here.

Blizzard revealed their plans to open Alterac Valley and Warsong Gulch on all realms the week of December 10. Blackwing Lair and Darkmoon Faire will be available in early 2020.

WoW Classic just received the new Honor System and we already have a date for the upcoming Phase 3 which comes with two battlegrounds (Warsong Gulch & Alterac Valley) Elemental Invasions, Blackwing Lair and Darkmoon Faire.

Both battlegrounds will arrive December 10 and the raid along with Darkmoon Faire are scheduled for early 2020.

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Warsong Gulch and Alterac Valley will open in WoW Classic simultaneously on all realms the week of December 10. At the same time, Elemental Invasions will occur in Kalimdor, with Blazing, Thundering, Watery, and Whirling Invaders appearing in Un’goro Crater, Azshara, Winterspring, and Silithus respectively.

We’ve been following the deadly deeds of the Classic community closely over the last week as the Honor system sparked an impressive amount of World PvP on PvP realms, and we’re excited to see what might transpire over the next three weeks. Nonetheless, like many of you, we can’t wait to charge into some battlegrounds, so we’ve detached this content unlock from the plan we previously announced. Blackwing Lair and Darkmoon Faire are coming in early 2020.

We’ll have an exact timestamp for this content unlock to share with you in early December.

See you there!

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On 11/20/2019 at 1:03 PM, Kirwow said:

I feel like this is more along the lines of phase 2.5, with them putting out BGs early similarly to how they did with dire maul


Yeah, seems they are incrementally releasing even parts of a patch to reduce/monitor the numbers of bugs so it's not overwhelming.

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