Earlier this month, Blizzard announced the release date for Burning Crusade Classic – the first expansion for World of Warcraft Classic. While there’s no doubt a segment of the WoW Classic playerbase that’s excited for Burning Crusade Classic, that announcement wasn’t free from controversy. In fact, there were many who took issue with Blizzard’s decision to offer a character cloning … Continue reading
Earlier this week, we saw a leak concerning Burning Crusade Classic, the incoming expansion for World of Warcraft Classic. That leak, which centered around ads published the Battle.net launcher that were then quickly pulled, suggested that Burning Crusade Classic‘s release date would be June 1st. This sparked a lot of debate among the WoW Classic crowd, but now we’re getting … Continue reading
If you're already in WoW Classic, you have a decision to make starting May 18.
A Battle.net ad might have just revealed the release date of World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic.
Back at BlizzConline earlier this year, Blizzard confirmed that The Burning Crusade will be coming to World of Warcraft Classic. Thanks to leaks ahead of the ceremony, many WoW Classic players expected that announcement, but even without those leaks, adding The Burning Crusade to WoW Classic was the next logical step once all of the content from vanilla World of … Continue reading
With the launch of World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic's Beta, I'm finally experiencing one of the storied MMORPG's most beloved expansions as it was meant to be.
Blizzard is getting ready to kick off the World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic's closed beta in the coming weeks.
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The long-anticipated expansion will land on WoW Classic servers this year.
Blizzcon happened a little later than usual due to the pandemic, but the first virtual version of Blizzard’s games convention still had some interesting news and trailers. The opening keynote covered most of the big franchises, like World of Warcraft and Diablo, along with some more obscure classics.
If you missed the event, you can catch up on all of the biggest news right here.
Blizzard Arcade Collection
The first announcement was one of the most unexpected: three of Blizzard’s more obscure games are being bundled into a new package called the Blizzard Arcade Collection. Lost Vikings, Rock & Roll Racing, and Blackthorne have all been ported to modern platforms, including PC, Xbox One, PS4, and the Nintendo Switch. And they include...
Yesterday, Blizzard suffered a leak in which details about World of Warcraft: Shadowlands and World of Warcraft Classic were revealed ahead of BlizzConline, which is an online-only stand-in for what should have been BlizzCon 2020 in November. Now, even more information has leaked out, this time about a rumored Blizzard Arcade Collection, which revisits Blizzard’s classic games from the past. … Continue reading
BlizzCon leak includes vague "2021" release window, offers option to stay "vanilla."
Just the day before BlizzConline – the all-online replacement for what was supposed to be BlizzCon 2021 – is set to kick off, Blizzard’s announcements regarding retail World of Warcraft and World of Warcraft Classic have leaked out. These leaks detail not only what’s next for retail WoW‘s latest expansion, Shadowlands, but also what will be coming in World of … Continue reading
Here's everything you need to know about World of Warcraft Classic: The Burning Crusade.
World of Warcraft Classic released in August 2019. So how's it getting on one year later and is it a good time to jump into Blizzard's classic MMO?
WELCOME TO Gamescompare.net Gamescompare.net | Compare Game Pricecompare game priceSnowstorm has sent an audit to a select number of World of Warcraft Classic players requesting their sentiments on a number from issues, including a couple of requests prepared towards the appearance of expansion The Burning Crusade in "Incredible" structure.Screen catches of the review were introduced on Reddit, after which they got self-evident.The first of two requests is only a check of eagerness for "a 'Masterpiece' version of The Burning Crusade," with response decisions running from "Not at all captivated" to "Very fascinated."The second overviews players on how they'd envision starting in "Model" Burning Crusade, and has an extent of decisions already being intensely talked by means of online systems administration media.Despite the fact that this audit was sent to an incredibly foreordained number of Classic players, Blizzard is irrefutably now going to hear everyone's perspective.Recall this isn't certification of a potential release, or even any work on, The Burning Crusade Classic—associations routinely assemble data like these to check customer end.Regardless, World of Warcraft Classic succeeded well past what Blizzard had prepared for, and if the interest is there The Burning Crusade—and past—may well return.
Players can now return to Azeroth like it was 2006: World of Warcraft Classic servers are now live.Developer Blizzard Entertainment turned back the clock on its hugely popular massively multiplayer RPG, and fans are loving it.As mentioned previously, the second part of the phase will include two world bosses: Kazzak and Azuregos.It was released in August 2006, prior to the release of the first major expansion, The Burning Crusade.Those who want to head back to Azeroth will need to purchase a subscription from the Blizzard Shop, which costs $15 a month.This subscription also gives players access to the current version of WoW nicknamed "retail" or "BFR" for Battle for Azeroth.
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands marks the eighth major expansion pack for the storied MMO.It's hard to get a sense of an entire World of Warcraft expansion from 30 minutes of play.In my short demo, I recreated my main (a Beast Mastery Hunter) and played through the introductory quests from the Bastion zone, a heaven-like plane from Azeroth's afterlife.The minute-to-minute gameplay very much followed the formula of modern WoW questing, with a variety of tasks like challenging specific enemies to duels, helping craft things in timed minigames, and of course, killing 10 rats (well, not rats, but they might as well be).From what I could tell, not much had changed about my character's build; my DPS rotation was the same as it is in Battle for Azeroth.Taking it to a new (well, old) level
Activision Blizzard reported today that its earnings for the third quarter ended September 30 beat Wall Street’s expectations on both earnings and revenues.Activision Blizzard’s core businesses include games like Overwatch, Call of Duty, and World of Warcraft on consoles and PC and its Candy Crush mobile games.“Our third quarter results exceeded our prior outlook for both revenue and earnings per share,” said CEO Bobby Kotick in a statement.“Recent launches have enabled significant growth in the size of our audiences for our Call of Duty and World of Warcraft franchises.With a strong content pipeline and momentum in mobile, esports and advertising, we are confident we will remain a leader in connecting and engaging the world through epic entertainment.”For the quarter ended September 30, 2019, the Santa Monica, California-based company said that its revenues were $1.282 billion, as compared with $1.105 billion for the third quarter of 2018.
World of Warcraft Classic has been a big success to Activision Blizzard, with the company revealing today that the retro release has driven subscription numbers to their biggest quarterly increase in history.Classic came out on August 26.World of Warcraft players pay for the same subscription to have access to the regular game and Classic, which runs servers based on how WoW was before the launch of any expansions.Lots of players, it seems, wanted that old-school WoW experience.We don’t, however, know the exact subscription numbers, as Activision Blizzard has not given that statistic out for years.Along with the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Activision Blizzard attributed its success the financial third quarter on the strong performance of World of Warcraft Classic.