Published on November 11th, 2013 | by Andy King


For The Horde! New World of Warcraft Expansion, Warlords Of Draenor Announced

Blizzard have announced at it’s BlizzCon 2013 event we can expect a fifth expansion to it’s MMORPG World of Warcraft series titled Warlords of Draenor.

The game features a new area to explore (Draenor), consisting of savage jungles as well as battle-scarred plains. In this new zone players will find themselves pitted against mystical Draenei champions and mighty Orc clans.

To help new and returning players answer the call to arms on Draenor, the expansion will enable anyone to instantly boost one character to level 90 (including a newly created character), quickly getting them up to speed and ready to enjoy the latest content.

To establish a foothold on Draenor once you arrive players for the first time will be able to construct their own Garrison, an expandable, customizable stronghold that will serve as each player’s personal base of operations throughout the course of the expansion. As the Garrison grows, players will be able to recruit NPC allies and followers to take up residence, gathering resources and embarking on missions on the player’s orders.

Warlords of Draenor will introduce fully revamped player character models and animations for many of World of Warcraft’s existing playable races, bringing the orcs, humans, and several other longtime residents of Azeroth up to the visual standards of newer races while still maintaining their iconic style and identity.

Along with these new features, players will get access to a host of new content on their way to the new level cap of 100, including new Zones, Dungeons, Raids, Scenarios, Battlegrounds, and more. Warlords of Draenor will also introduce questing improvements designed to encourage exploration and add unpredictability to players’ ongoing adventures.

Check out the videos below, and a full breakdown of new features:

The expansion will feature:

  • New continent of Draenor (7 zones, 1 PvP zone)
  • Build and upgrade your Garrison
  • A level 90 character upgrade—play immediately!
  • New player character models
  • 6 new Dungeons and 2 new Raids
  • Heroic versions of 2 classic Dungeons
  • New Challenge modes
  • New Battlegrounds and World Bosses
  • New Normal and Heroic Scenarios
  • Level cap raised to 100
  • New class talents and permanent ability bonuses
  • Refined quest system with hundreds of new quests
  • . . . and more!

More information on the expansion can be found at the official website.

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One Response to For The Horde! New World of Warcraft Expansion, Warlords Of Draenor Announced

  1. David Guild says:

    I kinda would like to go back to Wow but everytime I do, i only play for a short while then give up. Then I get mad that I wasted £8.99. I brought every expansion CE though. Bliz do make good editions usually the same but still.

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