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This Week in WoW: February 26th

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It's a big week this time around as Blizzard detail what's coming. From self-found in Hardcore Classic to a look at 8 new Hero Talent trees, the March Trading Post, and three new promotions, there's a lot to look forward to! 

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Each week we’ll look ahead to what’s in store for World of Warcraft, share the latest news, and keep you in the know byte by byte. Wrap up February’s Trading Post, learn more about Hero Talents, and more this week. 


WoW Hardcore Self-Found Mode Begins February 29

Survival is the name of the game in Classic Hardcore realms, and while you don’t always have to go it alone, you might just want to. Beginning on February 29 at 3:00 p.m. PDT (22:00 GMT) around the world, you can take the leap into a new adventure in Hardcore with Self-Found.  In this mode, you’ll begin from level 1 and will be restricted from sending or receiving mail from other players, buying or selling on the Auction House, or trading in any way (including giving or receiving items or enchantments.)

It will all be up to you and your ability to explore, gather, and create everything you need to survive in Azeroth…all on your own. Learn more from our previously published article


News and Events This Week

Stay on top of all the upcoming news and in-game activities right here.

  • February 27
    • (Event) Arena Skirmish Bonus Event (February 27 – March 5)
      While this event is active, Arena Skirmishes will award Honor at an increased rate. Will you answer the call to battle?
    • (Event) PvP Brawl: Gravity Lapse (February 27 – March 5)
    • (Article) Get an Early Look at Eight New Hero Talent Trees
    • (Promotion) New Promotion
  • February 28
    • (Article) Green is Good During March’s Trading Post
  • February 29
  • March 1
    • (Article) Blues News
    • (Promotion) New Promotion
    • (Promotion) New Promotion
    • (Event) March Trading Post Begins
  • March 3

Stay tuned to the official World of Warcraft news site as we journey through the week together.

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