Blizzard has revealed the roadmap leading up to the beginning of its massive Worldsoul Saga, the three-part series of expansions that’s expected to kick off in 2024.
The roadmap reveals that World of Warcraft will be releasing six content updates through fall 2024. They fully detail Season 4, which includes the return of the Dragonflight expansion’s raid, a new holiday event, and more. It will be followed by the pre-patch for The War Within, the Worldsoul Saga’s first expansion, which is set to release in the summer.
The Worldsoul Saga was first announced during BlizzCon 2023. It will comprise the 10th, 11th, and 12th expansions in the World of Warcraft timeline, and will serve as “the culmination of the first 20 years of our storytelling,” according to executive creative director Chris Metzen. In an interview with IGN, Blizard explained why the Worldsoul Saga will be three expansions, and why it’s kind of like the MCU.
In addition to the roadmap leading up to the War Within, Blizzard also revealed Wow Classic’s roadmap, which you can find below.
The Worldsoul Saga represents the largest swing Blizzard’s MMORPG has taken in many years, making 2024 especially critical. World of Warcraft has been on the rebound lately, with the Dragonflight expansion being largely well-received by fans, but it has seen increased competition of late. Final Fantasy XIV is also releasing an expansion in 2024, meaning the two MMOs will be going head-to-head.
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