Nowadays was a large day for fans of Blizzard animations. A brand new Overwatch animated brief told the tale of Mei’s return towards the ranks of everyone’s favourite videogame super-team, and Hearthstone got Wow Power Leveling a song-and-dance number worthy of any Disney film you’d care to mention. Along with the terrific MMO World of Warcraft got one particular also, to mark the starting of the Battle for Argus, which gets underway together with the release of patch 7.three subsequent week.
The invasion of Argus, the Burning Legion’s stronghold, clearly doesn’t get off towards the most auspicious beginning attainable, but the campaign preview posted right now makes it clear that fight is far from more than. WoW players will begin the new expansion by joining with Velen aboard his new ship, the Vindicaar, where they will work through story chapters set in three new regions. New story components will come to be offered each week, “telling the tale of what was, what is, and what may be.”
Week 1: Commence the invasion of Argus and embark on an epic storyline starting in Krokuun. Team up together with the Army in the Light and take the fight towards the pretty heart with the Legion in the Antoran Wastes. Acquire access to new World Quests and Emissaries on Argus.
Week 2: Finish the story of Krokuun and travel for the ruined draenei city of Mac’Aree. Acquire access to Invasion Points and thwart the Burning Legion’s plans on other worlds. Further World Quests in Mac’Aree are accessible in conjunction with access to Invasion Points.
Week 3: Finish the Shadows of Argus storyline, unlock all World Quests, and venture into the new dungeon, the Seat from the Triumvirate. Activate your Netherlight Crucible around the Vindicaar to start forging Relics.
The Vindicaar itself will serve as your base of operations on Argus, and comes equipped with all of the conveniences of residence, “including an innkeeper, mailbox, profession trainers, portal to Dalaran, repairs, quest givers, vendors, the Vindicaar Matrix Core, Navigation Console, and Netherlight Crucible.” The expansion also brings a pair of new factions for the game: The Army of the Light, a guerrilla force that is been fighting the Legion for centuries from its warship Xenedar, and also the Argussian Reach, produced up of “refugees and outcasts” looking for to reclaim their homeworld.
Alongside the new cinematic, Blizzard also revealed currently that World of Warcraft Patch 7.3, Shadows of Argus, is really pretty close: It is set to go reside subsequent week, on August 29. The full patch notes are up at worldofwarcraft.com.