Today, Blizzard announced World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, now the ninth expansion of the still hugely popular MMORPG. In addition to several technical improvements, players can start as a new race, Dracthyr.
The outlines for World of Warcraft: Dragonflight have already been leaked in recent weeks, so it’s no surprise that the next expansion will focus on the many legendary dragons found in Azeroth. Therefore, World of Warcraft is fully committed to the high fantasy experience, something that players have been asking for quite some time.
Dragon Isles, the home of dragons that have been hidden until now, will be expanded. Players can train their characters from level 60 up to level 70 or act as Dracthyr Evoker, the new hero class starting at level 58. It’s about the Ranged DPS (Devastation) and Healer (Preservation) class. Players will also have access to a human form and a dragon form.
When flying normally only becomes available at the end of the expansion, this time it will be different thanks to Ride the Dragon. Players get their own dragon that they can ride and also fully customize to taste. As you make your way through the five new Dragonflight regions, you’ll also unlock new maneuvers to use on the fly.
new talent trees
Talent trees will be added to the game again in Dragonflight. Talent will focus on utility and independence from the major you choose, providing a lot of different combinations.
Professions will also be improved with the addition of manufacturing orders, which allow you to work for commission through the auction house. Disciplines also pay off, so not every player will be able to craft every single item.
Revamped user interface
Eighteen years later, World of Warcraft also needed a new user interface. This was already largely possible by installing add-ons, but the development team wants to make this capability available to everyone. The new mod option will allow you to put things where you want them and, perhaps most importantly, hide them.
A World of Warcraft: Dragonflight release date has yet to be announced, so it’s highly likely that the game won’t be released until 2023. You can already sign up for the beta Through the World of Warcraft website†
World of Warcraft Classic: Wrath of the Lich King
In addition to the above announcement, Blizzard also announced that WoW Classic: WotLK is coming. You’ll be able to return to cold Northrend later in 2022 to fight the Lich King again.
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