Battle for Azeroth™ Becomes Fastest-Selling World of Warcraft® Expansion Ever
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“Battle for Azeroth is a definitive chapter in the
As Azeroth’s defenders continue to explore new regions in search of allies and resources, preparations are being made for the next great confrontation in the ongoing war:
In the coming weeks, players will be able to charge into Battle for
Azeroth’s first Warfront, Stromgarde—a 20-player co-op
battle for control of a key strategic stronghold in the
September 4, the gates will open to Battle for Azeroth’s first raid—Uldir, an ancient titan facility housing horrific Old God experiments gone awry.
September 4, the expansion’s first PvP season and first Mythic Keystone dungeon season will commence. The Mythic Keystone dungeon will feature a unique “seasonal affix”—Infested—that introduces new challenges based on the corrupted denizens dwelling in the Uldir raid.
- Beyond that, additional updates are in the works that will provide even more content for players on an ongoing basis, including the ability to recruit the Kul Tiran humans and Zandalari trolls as playable Allied Races. More information on future updates will be shared at a later date.
About World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is the seventh expansion
for Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed massively multiplayer online
role-playing game. As a new age of warfare dawns between the Alliance
and the Horde, Azeroth’s heroes must set out on a journey to the lost
World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth is available in physical
and digital standard editions (SRP
Battle for Azeroth is also available in a retail-exclusive
Collector’s Edition (SRP
To learn more about World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth, and for additional details on the different editions available, visit the expansion’s official website at www.worldofwarcraft.com/battle-for-azeroth.
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*Sales and/or downloads, based on internal company records and reports from key distribution partners.
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