The release date for World of Warcraft’s fifth expansion, Warlords of Draenor was announced today for November 13.
World of Warcraft is, of course, Blizzard’s highly acclaimed Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game. As part of the expansion’s release in Los Angeles, Blizzard unveiled the opening cinematic of the game depicting important events to prepare and excite fans for the release of Warlords of Draenor.
In addition to the game expansion, Blizzard also unveiled a story expansion in the form of the first episode of their new animated lore miniseries “Lords of War”. Lord of War introduces fans to characters who are crucial to the Warlords of Draenor storyline. The lore stories kick off with the tale of Kargath Bladefist, the leader of Shattered Hand Orc clan. More episodes of Lords of War will be available in the near future.
A plethora of new content is promised in this expansion from a huge Player vs. Player zone with personal and co-op objectives to dungeon raids, challenge modes, and more. Mike Morhaime CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment describes the excitement payers have coming their way in November:
“Players will encounter an epic cast of legendary characters and a huge amount of content to explore in Warlords of Draenor. The countdown to the arrival of one of the greatest threats in Warcraft history has begun. We can’t wait to send everyone through the Dark Portal this November.”
Warlords of Draenor is already available for pre-purchase online. Fans are advised to consider elements available in different deluxe packages and order early as supplies are limited. Players who pre-purchase the digital standard (SRP $49.99) or deluxe editions (SRP $69.99) will be able to boost one character to level 90 immediately (some restrictions may apply). For approximately $89.99 players can acquire the retail-exclusive Collector’s Edition. This edition comes with digital bonus items and a full-color hardcover art book, soundtrack, mouse pad and behind the scenes blue-ray/dvd set.
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