World of Warcraft Dev Says Lessons of the Past Drive the Creation of a Better v8.2

According to a new interview with World of Warcraft developer Jeremy Feasel, the team has learned from the mistakes of its past and will put the lessons to good use with the arrival of v8.2. The interview, conducted by Taliesin & Evitel, covers a wide array of topics, but the one gaining the most traction is the one comparing the widely panned v7.2 (Broken Shore) to the forthcoming v8.2 and what Blizzard is doing to avoid the pitfalls of the past.

Check Out the Visual Updates to World of Warcraft’s Arathi Basin & Warsong Gulch Battlegrounds

The World of Warcraft team has been slowly working to update PvP battleground and arena maps over the course of the past couple of expansions. When v8.1.5 launches, two more will see some pretty sweet enhancements to graphics on both, though strategic gameplay elements will remain unchanged. YouTuber ‘LeystTV” has produced these two videos showcasing the graphical updates both battlegrounds will receive.

Check Out World of Warcraft Visual Updates to Arathi Basin & Warsong Gulch for v8.1.5

The World of Warcraft team has been slowly working to update PvP battleground and arena maps over the course of the past couple of expansions. When v8.1.5 launches, two more will see some pretty sweet enhancements to graphics on both, though strategic gameplay elements will remain unchanged. YouTuber ‘LeystTV” has produced these two videos showcasing the graphical updates both battlegrounds will receive.

Sixteen Protection Paladins Send World of Warcraft’s Lady Jaina Proudmoore into the Light

Now that Battle of Dazar’alor is out in World of Warcraft, it’s time for the odd groups and soloists to start seeing how cleverly (and how soon!) they can take down various raid bosses. In one of the first, well-known Protection Paladin “Rextroy” and 15 other Protection Paladin buddies managed to take down Lady Jaina Proudmoore on Normal difficulty. It only required 15+ wipes and an average iLevel of 385 but it’s one for the record books, as they say.

NA World of Warcraft Guild Transfers to Alliance, Picks Up Goodies, & Transfers Back to Horde

Top tier raiding is a big deal in World of Warcraft as guilds around the world race for the “world first” achievements clearing the latest raid tier on mythic difficulty. Guilds look for every advantage possible. In a weird twist, this week’s opening of Battle of Dazar’alor offered Alliance players a fairly significant advantage over Horde players. Allies were able to collect additional high level gear that Horde players do not have access to ahead of the mythic version opening next week.

World of Warcraft’s Alliance Faction Takes the Fight to Dazar’alor & BfA Season 2 Begins

North American World of Warcraft players can head into the game to check out today’s big update that (finally) opens Battle for Azeroth’s second raid. Battle for Dazar’alor sees the game’s Alliance faction taking the fight directly to Horde forces in the Zandalari capital of Dazar’Alor. Today Normal and Heroic versions of the raid open, with Mythic and Raid Finder Wing 1 opening on January 29th.

Players Will Help Crowdfund World of Warcraft’s Two Esports Championships

World of Warcraft esports is divided into two types: the PvP Arena Championship series and the “MDI” or Mythic Dungeon International. Blizzard has posted an overview of 2019’s upcoming seasonal championship tournaments along with the news that it’s taken a page from other successful esports tournaments. Starting this spring, World of Warcraft players will be able to purchase in-game toys to help crowdfund the prize pools for both tournament seasons.