Blizzard at Gamescom 2015: Day Two

World of Warcraft fans from around the world huddled around their computers as Blizzard Entertainment’s Tom Chilton, Ion Hazzikostas and Alex Afrasiabi walked on stage to announce the next World of Warcraft expansion! It didn’t take long for them to play an announcement trailer for the announcement trailer. That’s right, Blizzard played a trailer for the trailer!

Then next Tom Chilton announced that wasn’t the only video that they prepared for us today, and then revealed the Announcement Trailer:

World of Warcraft: Legion has been announced!



With the help of Gul’dan, the Burning Legion has returned to Azeroth. As destruction rains across Azeroth, players must find a safe place to build an armory to fight off the Legion  But that’s not the only thing that World of Warcraft: Legion will offer players, here is a list of features from the press release:

  • 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.

But there is plenty more World of Warcraft: Legion information to come, but have to fear, the Frozen Nerdz are on it! Check out Episode 73 of the Frozen Nerdz Podcast which will release on August 11th, 2015 where we will cover all the upcoming information about the new expansion!

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