World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Latest News

Blizzard unveil World of Warcraft's 2015 plans, "exploring the possibility" of in-game tradeable game-time

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What's in store for World of Warcraft in the new year? Blizzard has put together a post on Battle.net. One thing that stands out is the possibility of an in-game tradeable game-time economy popping up.

Blizzard likes the idea of "surplus gold to cover" some of the subscription cost, just like some other MMOs. Other things for 2015 include "more-direct routes" with flight masters.

Death Knight to no longer require high level character in World of Warcraft

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Blizzard has gone and turned the world of Azeroth upside down as they prepare to remove the once sacred law that, in order to play as a Death Knight, you had to already have a level 55 character.

The idea that you could start out as a level 55 was a huge change for World of Warcraft, but now with level 90 boosts available it's "no longer relevant." The requirement lifts in the next patch.

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.

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