World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expansion confirmed

Blizzard announced the newest expansion to World of Warcraft at Blizzcon 2009 and yes, it is called The Cataclysm. We earlier reported that content leaks have come up on the web regarding the features of the wow cataclysm patch and it looks like that those was true.

Some features of the Wow Cataclysm patch: Level cap increase to 85, New maps, 2 new playable races, Worgen and Goblins, New high level zones, new class race combinations and much much more.

Read most of the features of World of Warcraft Cataclysm after the jump.

Here is a small list of changes in World of Warcraft Catclysm:

* Two New Playable Races: Adventure as one of two new races—the cursed worgen with the Alliance or the resourceful goblins with the Horde.
* Level Cap Increased to 85: Earn new abilities, tap into new talents, and progress through the path system, a new way for players to improve characters.
* Classic Zones Remade: Familiar zones across the original continents of Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms have been altered forever and updated with new content, from the devastated Badlands to the broken Barrens, which has been sundered in two.
* New High-Level Zones: Explore newly opened parts of the world, including Uldum, Grim Batol, and the great Sunken City of Vashj’ir beneath the sea.
* More Raid Content than Ever Before: Enjoy more high-level raid content than previous expansions, with optional more challenging versions of all encounters.
* New Race and Class Combinations: Explore Azeroth as a gnome priest, blood elf warrior, or one of the other never-before-available race and class combinations.
* Guild Advancement: Progress as a guild to earn guild levels and guild achievements.
* New PvP Zone & Rated Battlegrounds: Take on PvP objectives and daily quests on Tol Barad Island, a new Wintergrasp-like zone, and wage war in all-new rated Battlegrounds.
* Archaeology: Master a new secondary profession to unearth valuable artifacts and earn unique rewards.
* Flying Mounts in Azeroth: Explore Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms like never before.

More at Blizzards Cataclysm FAQ Page

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3 thoughts on “World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expansion confirmed

  1. Hahaha, I only knew about this today. May video na and all when they announced this at blizzcon, so based on that alone, this most probably would be released first quarter of 2010. (faster than WoLK for sure)

    Pantapat sa Aion Release? LOL

    Same old blizzard. when the hype dies down on a new game after a few months of it going live (take Warhammer online for example), they will release an expansion. Of course old WoW players wil go on leave on that new game to try the new WoW expansion… then server population for the new game will drop… tapos papangit na yung laro kasi wala na tao masyado.

  2. i cant wait till the new expansion comes out its going to be awsome so buy it or your not a wow guy. LOL! na just buy it if u want but i am so you need to get this awsome new expansion and u can go to 85 wow why not 90?well wait for the next one its like 5x 85=90 5+85=90 see LOL

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