World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Latest News

Blizzard teases new Blood Elf character models‏

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Most of World of Warcraft's races got a visual overhaul in the game's latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor. Players running Blood Elf characters, however, drew the short straw.

Fortunately Blizzard is working on an upgrade for elves too, acknowledging that "it’s not ideal to see a mix of older player character models next to newer player character models".

Blizzard's Black Friday deals revealed for StarCraft 2, World of Warcraft and Diablo 3

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The insanity that is Black Friday is almost ready to plague the United States, simulating if you will the national panic of a zombie apocalypse-style rush for consumer goods. Blizzard has joined the madness.

That means there are savings to be had for StarCraft 2, Diablo 3 and of course the big cheese, World of Warcraft. The latter includes all expansions up to Warlords of Draenor, the latest addition.

Warlords of Draenor pushes WoW up to 10 million subscriptions‏

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World of Warcraft expansion Warlords of Draenor may have had some problems during its launch, but it's still doing Blizzard no damage in the subscriptions department.

As well as already selling over over 3.3 million copies, the expansion has helped WoW reach over 10 million player subscriptions. Not bad for a game released back in 2004.

Blizzard refunds five days of subscription time to make up for Warlords of Draenor launch

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World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor landed a bit like a drunk orc on an ice rink when it dropped last week, so it's not surprising that Blizzard feels it has some making up to do.

Step one was announced by executive producer J. Allen Brack on the game's forums yesterday; giving five days of subscription back yo any account active as of the launch on November 14.

Warlords of Draenor launch hit by DDoS attacks, Blizzard working on improving stability

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Launching a new MMO expansion is rarely a smooth process at the best of times, but Blizzard has had to deal with a wave of DDoS attacks as they release World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor into the wild.

Posting on the game's official forums, community manager Micah Whiple writes that the studio is doing its best to fix log-in issues and realm stability after "a distributed denial of service attack, that resulted in increased latency.”

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