World of Warcraft: Legion to Launch on August 30th

While it was speculated that Blizzard’s next entry in the World of Warcraft saga wouldn’t be released until sometime closer to 3rd quarter 2016, it seems Blizzard had other plans. In fact the company has announced that World of Warcraft: Legion will instead release on August 30th, 2016. 

Defenders of the Alliance and the Horde—a great and ancient enemy has set its sights on Azeroth once more, and soon the land will be consumed in a storm of fel fire. On August 30, kingdoms will burn, heroes will fall, and the world will stand on the precipice of destruction with the launch of World of Warcraft: Legion!

All hellfire is about to break loose, so steel yourself for the return of the Burning Legion by pre-purchasing World of Warcraft: Legion digitally at www.wowlegion.com. Players who pre-purchase will receive an instant level-100 character boost, as well as unlock early access to the new Demon Hunter hero class prior to the expansion’s release.

Learn more about the sixth World of Warcraft expansion on our Legion site, and read the full press release.

Currently there are three different versions that you can pick up, so you can get back to Azeroth. And keep in mind that when you pre-order, you get get a free level 100  character boost. as well as early access to the Demon Hunter hero class

Standard edition – $49.99

Join Illidan’s immortal army – Master the infernal rage of the legendary Demon Hunters of the Illidari, World of Warcraft’s newest hero class. Wreak Havoc, dispense Vengeance, and stalk your prey with Spectral Sight – then assume your demonic form to unleash a frenzy of devastating attacks.

Wield a mythic weapon – Arm yourself with an Artifact of immense power – a customizable weapon steeped in legend that only a hero of your caliber can master. As your character’s strength grows, hone your Artifact into an instrument capable of destroying the forces of the Burning Legion.

Battle to level 110 – Travel to the Broken Isles in search of the Pillars of Creation, powerful relics used to shape Azeroth. Explore all-new zones as you grow in power. Traverse the shattered remnants of an ancient night elf civilization, brave the Emerald Nightmare, and descend into Helheim to face Helya, cursed ruler of the vrykul underworld.

Boost to Level 100 instantly – Join the battle ready for action. Advance a new or existing hero to level 100, then seek out other like-minded champions to stand against the demonic hordes.

Command the resistance – Take charge of your Order Hall, a base of operations and rallying point for heroes of your class. Strategize with your comrades, rally new recruits, and send your most trusted followers out on class-specific missions to prove your order’s might.

Digital deluxe edition – $69.99

  • Legion
  • Level 100 Boost
  • World of Warcraft – Illidari Felstalker Mount
  • World of Warcraft Nibbles Pet
  • Heroes of the Storm Felstalker Mount
  • Starcraft II Portraits
  • Diabo III Wings and Helm

Features:

  • Join Illidan’s immortal army – Master the infernal rage of the legendary Demon Hunters of the Illidari, World of Warcraft’s newest hero class. Wreak Havoc, dispense Vengeance, and stalk your prey with Spectral Sight – then assume your demonic form to unleash a frenzy of devastating attacks.
  • Wield a mythic weapon – Arm yourself with an Artifact of immense power – a customizable weapon steeped in legend that only a hero of your caliber can master. As your character’s strength grows, hone your Artifact into an instrument capable of destroying the forces of the Burning Legion.
  • Battle to level 110 – Travel to the Broken Isles in search of the Pillars of Creation, powerful relics used to shape Azeroth. Explore all-new zones as you grow in power. Traverse the shattered remnants of an ancient night elf civilization, brave the Emerald Nightmare, and descend into Helheim to face Helya, cursed ruler of the vrykul underworld.
  • Boost to Level 100 instantly – Join the battle ready for action. Advance a new or existing hero to level 100, then seek out other like-minded champions to stand against the demonic hordes.
  • Command the resistance – Take charge of your Order Hall, a base of operations and rallying point for heroes of your class. Strategize with your comrades, rally new recruits, and send your most trusted followers out on class-specific missions to prove your order’s might.

Collectors Edition – $89.99

  • Legion
  • Level 100 Boost
  • World of Warcraft – Illidari Felstalker Mount
  • World of Warcraft Nibbles Pet
  • Heroes of the Storm Felstalker Mount
  • Starcraft II Portraits
  • Diabo III Wings and Helm

Features:

  • Join Illidan’s immortal army – Master the infernal rage of the legendary Demon Hunters of the Illidari, World of Warcraft’s newest hero class. Wreak Havoc, dispense Vengeance, and stalk your prey with Spectral Sight – then assume your demonic form to unleash a frenzy of devastating attacks.
  • Wield a mythic weapon – Arm yourself with an Artifact of immense power – a customizable weapon steeped in legend that only a hero of your caliber can master. As your character’s strength grows, hone your Artifact into an instrument capable of destroying the forces of the Burning Legion.
  • Battle to level 110 – Travel to the Broken Isles in search of the Pillars of Creation, powerful relics used to shape Azeroth. Explore all-new zones as you grow in power. Traverse the shattered remnants of an ancient night elf civilization, brave the Emerald Nightmare, and descend into Helheim to face Helya, cursed ruler of the vrykul underworld.
  • Boost to Level 100 instantly – Join the battle ready for action. Advance a new or existing hero to level 100, then seek out other like-minded champions to stand against the demonic hordes.
  • Command the resistance – Take charge of your Order Hall, a base of operations and rallying point for heroes of your class. Strategize with your comrades, rally new recruits, and send your most trusted followers out on class-specific missions to prove your order’s might.

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Keith Mitchell
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Keith Mitchell is the Founder and Editor in Chief of The Outerhaven. A grizzled IT professional during the day, but a passionate lover of video games after his 9-5 grid. Loves playing the Dark Souls series and has been gaming since he was 6 years old. You can find him on Twitter as @Shadowhaxor or you can email her at keith.mitchell@theouterhaven.net.