Blizzard Entertainment has postponed the release of the World of Warcraft Shadowlands extension due to ongoing telecommuting Coronavirus Pandemic. The new release date is undecided, but according to the studio, Shadowlands will be released later this year.
To Blog post announcing delays, Executive Producer John Heights said it wasn’t an easy decision, but a necessary decision for expansion and World of Warcraft players. Heit also said the longer development period would allow the team to further refine the Shadowlands endgame.
“Everything started to come together, we listened to the feedback and built it, so we need a little more time to refine and balance and iterate some of the interlocking parts, especially those related to the endgame. It turned out that there was, “Height said.” Shadowlands is one of the most complex expansion packs I’ve ever created. It’s a big step forward, but it’s called endgame tweaking. The challenge was further complicated by the team having to work from home.
“Blizzard has a quality commitment. We believe that Shadowlands will be special and we hear from many who feel the same. Shadowlands can reach their full potential. You need this extra time to do that. “
Despite the setbacks, the studio will still release the Shadowlands pre-patch on October 13th. This update lays the foundation for expansion and is full of improved character leveling systems, a new player experience in Exile’s Reach, and a swarm of additional characters.
Blizzard in July 2020 Shadowlands expansion will start in fall 2020, Height says it will happen “even if it comes to ship from home”.
The Shadowlands enhancement adds some tweaks and changes to the World of Warcraft. Lower the level cap from 120 to 60 And Add controller support.. Shadowlands also allows players to Match the KovenantA new kind of in-game faction system that teaches new abilities and assigns quests.In addition, the expansion Players are no longer charged for gender changes..