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WoW players hosted a virtual sit-in to protest Activision Blizzard due to harassment lawsuit

Details of the lawsuit against Activision Blizzard by California’s State Department of Fair Employment and Housing were made public on Wednesday night. The lawsuit includes numerous accounts of harassment and discrimination against women within the company. While plenty of players, fans, and former employees reacted to the report online, a guild of World Of Warcraft roleplayers organised a sit-in protest in game while raising now over $9,000 for Black Girls Code. Read more

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Echo wins latest WoW Race to World First, becomes first guild to clear Mythic Sanctum of Domination raid without a single player dying

European World of Warcraft guild, Echo, has become the first in the world to clear the Mythic Sanctum of Domination raid in World of Warcraft today. They defeated Sylvanas Windrunner, the final boss of the new raid in WoW’s Shadowlands expansion, to win the latest Race to World First. Not only that, but they did it without a single player dying. Several other guilds have defeated nine of the ten bosses, including NA guild Complexity Limit, UK org Method, Pieces and BDGG, and it’s expected that Complexity Limit will take second place. Continue reading Echo wins latest WoW Race to…

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Battle.net Summer Sale features multiplayer games for up to 50 percent off

By Jessica Reyes 2 July 2021 19:30 GMT Activision Blizzard’s Battle.net supports multiplayer games such as Call of Duty, Overwatch, and World of Warcraft. Basically, players buy the games directly from the digital storefront and run them on their PCs. Now, thanks to the Battle.net Summer Sale, players can download these popular titles and DLC for up to a 67% discount.Call of Duty: Modern Warfare touts one of the highest discounts at 50% off the original price. COD: MW is the previous installment of Activision Blizzard’s best-selling FPS series, which allows players to shoot ‘em in Shipment and other MW-only modes and maps…

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World Of Warcraft Classic’s Burning Crusade pre-expansion patch is live

World Of Warcraft Classic has had aughties Azeroth lovers back in the original days of Blizzard’s mega MMO for a while now. If the nostalgia of early WoW has worn off, don’t you worry. You can now load up the nostalgia of awaiting its first expansion. The Burning Crusade Classic pre-expansion patch is live now, after a bit of extended downtime last night, so you can hop in and start working on your level 1 Blood Elf ahead of next month’s crusade if you’d like. Read more

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World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic release date set for June 1

By Stephany Nunneley 6 May 2021 20:19 GMT Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic will be made available in June.Players—both new and old—will have the opportunity to return to Outland when World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic launches on June 1.Watch on YouTubeBeginning on May 18, after each regional scheduled maintenance, the Pre-expansion Patch will be released, and each character must choose whether to advance onward to Burning Crusade, move to a Classic Era realm, or use the Character Clone service to play in both games. More on that here.Originally released in January 2007, The Burning Crusade takes players…

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Blizzard lost around 2 million players during the last financial quarter

By Stephany Nunneley 5 May 2021 20:36 GMT In Activision Blizzard’s financial report last night, it was revealed that Blizzard’s revenue grew 7% year-over-year (yoy), but that player numbers were down.According to the report, WoW Classic and World of Warcraft Shadowlands helped drive revenue with Hearthstone providing some help too.Watch on YouTubeGoing by the player figures, noted by Massively OP, it appears Blizzard has lost 2 million players across its games since Activision Blizzard released its Q4 2020 results.At last count, there were 29 million active users in Q4 2020. That number has dropped to 27 million for Q1 2021.Massively…

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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands update Chains of Domination takes you to the Jailer’s domain

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 19 February 2021 22:31 GMT Chains of Domination is the upcoming first major content update for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, and today, Blizzard provided more details on it, even though the leak yesterday outed most of it.In World of Warcraft: Shadowlands – Chains of Domination,  players will delve into new depths of the Jailer’s domain. Here, they will seek to understand the true nature of his plans.Backed by the four Covenants, the Horde and the Alliance will take the fight to the seat of the Jailer’s power. But he has a “cruel instrument of despair” conscripted…

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World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic takes you to the Outlands to stop the Burning Legion

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 19 February 2021 22:26 GMT World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic has been announced by Blizzard after yesterday’s leak.World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic content will be rolled out in phases this year.Originally released in January 2007, The Burning Crusade takes players to the Outland to stop the Burning Legion. This year, Blizzard’s recreation of the first World of Warcraft expansion will take you back to the Outland where reavers roam Hellfire Peninsula.You will also traverse the swamps of Zangarmarsh and clash with the Burning Legion in the Black Temple.This expansion brought with it the Blood…

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BlizzCon leak outs World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic, details on Shadowlands update Chains of Dominion

Blizzard press materials have leaked ahead of BlizzCon 2021 tomorrow, and reveal what’s next for World of Warcraft players.According to the leaks posted on WoW Head, World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic is coming, and details on the upcoming Shadlowlands patch, Chains of Domination, have been revealed.Burning Crusade content will be rolled out in phases. Originally released in January 2007, Burning Crusade takes players to the Outland to stop the Burning Legion. This expansion brought with it the Blood Elf for the Horde, and Draenei for the Alliance, so you will soon be able to roll these races again in Classic….

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Blizzard reveals full BlizzCon 2021 schedule

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 10 February 2021 20:29 GMT What to expect from the digital event has been posted.Blizzard has posted the schedule for BlizzCon, which will take place entirely online this year. You can tune in to watch the show entirely free on February 19 and 20.As you know, the opening ceremony kicks off at 10pm GMT/2pm PT/5pm ET on Friday, February 19, with a look at some of the upcoming content that Blizzard has in development.After that, you will be able to turn into different channels to find out everything else the studio has planned.For WoW fans, on…

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Here’s what to expect from BlizzCon 2021 on February 19 and 20

Sounds like the usual mix of game updates, Q&As and community goodness, without being packed into a convention centre.Blizzard has shared a bit more about what this year’s BlizzCon – sorry, BlizzConline – is going to look like.Folks can tune in to watch the show entirely free on February 19 and 20 to see what the firm has been cooking up behind the scenes. Blizzard promises reveals from its various development teams, as well as opportunities for the community to ask their burning questions. There are six different channels that viewers can check out, but don’t worry – this will…

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Shadowlands has more pre-sales than any other World of Warcraft expansion to date

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 1 November 2020 15:49 GMT Shadowlands has managed to secure more pre-sales than any other expansion in World of Warcraft history, Blizzard has revealed.Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has revealed that players are seemingly incredily excited about the upcoming expansion, noting that Shadowlands has out-performed every other expansion in the game’s long history when it comes to pre-sales.“We’ve seen unprecedented engagement trends since the [World of Warcraft] subscriber base doubled following the launch of Classic last year,” Kotick said (via PC Gamer). “Pre-sales of the upcoming Shadowlands expansion are the highest we’ve seen at this stage…