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World of Warcraft: Legion is Announced at Gamescom

Posted on August 6, 2015 at 2:16 pm by Justin Cavender

World of Warcraft: Legion

Earlier today Blizzard announced World of Warcraft: Legion during a live presentation at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. Legion marks the sixth expansion for the world renowned MMORPG. Of course with a new expansion comes crazy new weapons, monsters, locations, dungeons, raids, and finally a new Hero Class. That’s right folks! This time around you’ll get to square off against the Burning Legion as a freaking Demon Hunter that can not only dps, but also tank for your group. Oh let’s not forget the Demon Hunter can also metamorphose into new forms. Yowza!

“In World of Warcraft: Legion, the stakes for the Alliance and the Horde are higher than ever, so we’re putting some of Azeroth’s deadliest forces directly in players’ hands,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “Whether they’re wreaking havoc as a Demon Hunter or unlocking awesome new abilities for their Artifact, players will develop their characters’ power in ways they never have before.”

From the Press Release*

Features include:

  • New Hero Class: Demon Hunter—Unleash the demon within as an all-new melee hero class gifted with preternatural mobility—and the ability to metamorphose into hellish new forms.
  • New Feature: Artifact Weapons—Smite the Legion with legendary weapons of lore. Earn Artifact power to unlock abilities and traits, and customize your weapon to suit your needs.
  • New Continent: The Broken Isles—Discover the fate of a lost night elf civilization, confront twisted fragments of the Emerald Nightmare, and hunt agents of the Legion in all-new zones.
  • New Feature: Order Hall—Whether you’re paladin or warlock, unite fellow NPC members of your class’s order to carry out missions at your command.
  • New PvP Honor System—Fight for fame, glory, and a range of new PvP-specific powers as you face the opposing faction in Arenas and Battlegrounds.
  • Boost to Level 100—Come fully prepared to battle the Legion with a level-100 character boost, and fight alongside your friends in this epic new chapter of World of Warcraft.

Check out the World of Warcraft: Legion Cinematic Teaser and Feature Overview trailers below.

Teaser Trailer

Feature Overview Trailer

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