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World Of Warcraft’s Subsequent Three Expansions Introduced At BlizzCon

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Anduin and Thrall look at something in the distance off-screen.

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At BlizzCon 2023, Blizzard introduced it’s making ready to enter what it’s calling World of Warcraft’s “Worldsoul Saga,” a multi-expansion story arc within the MMORPG that it plans to roll out over the course of the following three expansions.

Through the conference’s opening ceremony, Warcraft Government Artistic Director Chris Metzen defined that the Worldsoul Saga will bridge the hole between the primary 20 years of World of Warcraft and no matter Blizzard has deliberate subsequent for the long-running MMORPG. The tenth growth, titled The Battle Inside, will kick issues off and shall be adopted by the eleventh and twelfth expansions, referred to as Midnight and The Final Titan, respectively. The following three expansions type a trilogy that can usher within the subsequent period of World of Warcraft storytelling.

After Metzen outlined the following three expansions, Blizzard confirmed a cinematic trailer for The Battle Inside, which featured long-time World of Warcraft figures Anduin and Thrall getting right into a heated dialogue earlier than the digicam panned to the Sword of Sargeras, an enormous sword that was stabbed into the floor of Azeroth in the course of the occasions of the Legion growth.

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Following this, Blizzard confirmed a trailer operating down new options, together with new zones to journey round in Azj-Kahet, Isle of Dorn, The Ringing Deeps, and Hallowfall. Gamers will even be capable of participate in cooperative PvE cases referred to as Delves, switch development between a number of characters via Warbands, and benefit from expanded Hero Skills. Take a look at the trailer beneath:

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The Battle Inside will launch in fall 2024. Whereas previous World of Warcraft expansions have launched round two years aside for years, Metzen says Blizzard is trying to launch Midnight and The Final Titan with much less downtime between. Nevertheless, he didn’t give a particular timeline. It’s doable World of Warcraft’s subsequent three expansions may launch yearly, and that the following period of the MMO might be a actuality within the subsequent few years. Earlier than that, nonetheless, World of Warcraft now have three extra expansions to sit up for.