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Battle for Azeroth Release Window Revealed, Pre-Purchase Now Open

01 February 2018, 12:43 | Jenny Fowler

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World of Warcraft will be getting a little bigger this year with the release of Battle for Azeroth expansion, which is set to arrive this summer and is now available to pre-order. Once you have completed a few Alliance quests and earned yourself the respect of an Allied Race, you will unlock the ability to use that race in character creation. Each of the two faction will contain three playable races, including Highmountain Tauren, Lightforged Draenei, Void Elves, and the Nightborne. That being said, players won't simply be able to jump in and grab these new races, a number of requirements will need to be met in order for them to become accessible. Once unlocked, the Allied Races will be available account-wide, but they have to be rolled on a server with an existing Level 110 character. If you do decide to level up one of the new races from 20 to 110 will unlock a set of cosmetic gear known as Heritage Armor. There's also two versions of the expansion competing for your cash: The Digital Deluxe Edition and the Standard Edition, which retail for £52.99 and £39.99, respectively.

Pre-purchasing the expansion - buying it outright ahead of time - comes with benefits. -Alliance conflict in World of Warcraft, with a new continent to explore for each faction and brand-new gameplay features like Allied Races, randomized Island Expeditions, and large-scale Warfronts, ' commented Blizzard boss, Mike Morhaime.

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