We will be performing scheduled maintenance beginning on Tuesday, July 22nd, at 1:00 AM PDT and we expect the service to be available again at approximately 1:00 PM PDT. During this time the game will be unavailable for play.
Thank you for your patience.
All kinds of news this weekend from the busy Blizzard elves (or would that be gnomes?), hard at work on Warlords of Draenor beta.
First, we have the news that raid testing will begin on Monday, 21 July:
On Monday, July 21, we will begin our Warlords raid testing with one Heroic encounter from Highmaul, and one from Blackrock Foundry. As this is the very first raid test of the beta, it is quite possible that there will be technical or gameplay issues that disrupt the testing. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.
Remember that Heroic difficulty scales for any group size between 10 and 30 players, so feel free to assemble and bring a group of any size within that range. Our general plan is to test every… Continue reading
- Level Cap raised to 96 on Lost Isles and Gilneas
- Gorgrond (level 92) and Talador (level 94) are playable.
- Ashran is open on the level 100 PvP Realm, Mekkatorque
- Skyreach is playable
- 2 new Character Models: Draenei Female and Undead Female
The Beta realms will be coming down for maintenance shortly in order to deploy a new build. I’ll be updating this thread with information and time estimates as I receive them. I don’t have an ETA at this time, but I will update this post if I receive one.
I’ll be leaving this thread open for general discussion as long as people remain civil and follow forum rules.
To be honest, there’s almost no correlation between length of downtime and amount of content, for beta builds anyway.
I know you guys like having a good ETA to go off of, but it’s just tricky due to the complexity of beta deployments (especially with… Continue reading
Beginning Tuesday, July 15 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, through Tuesday, July 29 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, we’ll be applying the Gaze of the Black Prince buff which will increase the reputation gained with the Black Prince by 100%. It will also increase the chance of obtaining items from his foes needed as a part of the Legendary Cloak quest line including: the Secrets of the Empire, Sigil of Wisdom, Sigil of Power, or Titan Runestones.