At BlizzCon 2023, Blizzard introduced The Worldsoul Saga, a three-part story arc coming to World of Warcraft, beginning with the primary enlargement The Battle Inside, adopted by the second enlargement Midnight, and the third, The Final Titan.
The three expansions had been introduced by World of Warcraft’s government producer Holly Longdale and government inventive director of the Warcraft universe, Chris Metzen, who lately returned to Blizzard after a seven-year absence.
The expansions are designed as standalone narratives that feed into an total story arc.
Coming in 2024 is the primary half, The Battle Inside. It finds Anduin and Thrall drawn collectively by a imaginative and prescient emanating from throughout the coronary heart of the world and a world-sized sword stabbed into the earth.
The Battle Inside begins with an historical civilization rising to energy deep beneath the floor of the planet, because the Alliance and Horde are bombarded with visions: some are of the Gentle, whereas others see a darker destiny.
Beginning with the brand new degree cap of 80, you’ll discover the brand new continent of Khaz Algar, off the western shores of Kalimdor. Right here, the Isle of Dorn will act as a hub for each the Horde and Alliance, and additionally, you will discover what dwells beneath the floor within the lava-fuelled forge of The Ringing Deeps, the luxurious Hallowfall, and the top of Nerubian society, Azj-Kahet.
You may select to play as the brand new playable Allied race: the Earthen. You’ll meet and unlock this Titan-forged race who’ve made Khaz Algar their dwelling, with a novel civilization and tradition.
It additionally comes with Hero Skills, a brand new degree of sophistication specialization customization. Hero Skills are modeled after well-known archetypes from the Warcraft universe, together with Darkish Ranger, Farseer, and extra.
New bite-size adventures referred to as Delves will probably be included, and are seamlessly built-in into the world, which scale to help 1-5 gamers and provide significant development.
A high quality-of-life characteristic for gamers with a number of characters can even be included. Known as Warbands, it permits banks, reputations, transmogs, and extra to be shared throughout all participant characters.
You may pre-purchase The Battle Inside: Base Version as we speak, and it’ll run you $49.99. It comes with entry to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, a degree 70 character increase, permitting gamers to leap instantly into the upcoming content material replace for Dragonflight, Guardians of the Dream, and 500 Dealer’s Tender.
There’s additionally The Battle Inside: Heroic Version for $69.99. It comes with all included with the Base Version, the Algarian Stormrider mount and entry to particular dynamic-flying racecourses, an upgradable Stormrider’s Apparel transmog set, and a further 250 Dealer’s Tender, for a complete of 750.
The Battle Inside: Epic Version will run you $89.99 and options all Base and Heroic Version options, beta entry to The Battle Inside, a minimal of three days of playtime earlier than the enlargement’s launch, Squally the Storm Hatchling pet, Sandbox Storm Gryphon toy, a further 250 Dealer’s Tender, for a complete of 1,000, and a 30-day subscription time.