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Cataclysm is going live THIS WEEK!
Cataclysm is going live this week! Players will finally be able to explore the new regions, dungeons, raids, fly in Azeroth, learn Archaeology, and do lot of awesome stuff! Thanks to Simca, Marlamin, Elyaan and Vjeux who pretty much saved my ass and helped me finish this news post on time.


New Raids
3 New raids have been added to the game: the Bastion of Twilight in the Twilight Highlands, Blackwing Descent in Blackrock Mountains, and the Throne of Four Winds in Uldum.

Throne of Four Winds



Bastion of Twilight




Blackwing Descent




Baradin Hold (PvP)



New Races
Two new races are available! The Worgens for the Alliance, and the Goblins for the Horde!



New Dungeons
7 New dungeons have been added to the game: Blackrock Caverns, Grim Batol, Halls of Origination, The Stonecore, Throne of the Tides, Vortex Pinnacle, Lost City of the Tol'vir. Also, two old dungeons have been fully revamped and are now available in a new lvl 85 heroic version: The Deadmines and Shadowfang Keep.







New Zones
5 new high level zones have been added to the game: Twilight Highlands, Uldum, Deepholm, Mount Hyjal, Vashj'ir. The Goblins and Worgens starting areas also have their own zones: Gilneas, Kezan, Lost Isles






Guild Leveling and Rewards
The new Guild Rewards and Guild Leveling / Perks are also added to the game with the expansion!



Factions
More factions added to the game!






Items
Tons of super-awesome items are being added to the game, see the most significant additions below!





Professions
All professions have been updated with new items and bonuses. Archaeology is now available!







Player vs. Player
3 new PvP zones are added to the game: Tol Barad (Outdoor PvP, Wintergrasp-like), Twin Peaks (Battleground), Battle for Gilneas (Battleground)

This article was originally published in forum thread: Cataclysm is going live THIS WEEK! started by Boubouille View original post
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  1. Typhus's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Darodrim View Post
    Here in Australia we have to wait an extra nineteen hours, be grateful :l 7pm is NOT cool
    Im not quite sure you realise how timezones work, for us its 7pm on the 7th which is 12:01 in america, way better in my opinion, I mean who wants to stay up to 12 when you can start at 7?
  1. deplorable's Avatar
    11:01 pm (12:01 CET) today it goes live for me, niice! although i doubt any new servers will open, ack it'll be bad enough in the 81-85 and the now named "don't go near gilneas for a week" zone.

    isn't Blizzard (now Activision Blizzard, Inc but still existing as separate entities) owned by a parent company Vivendi Games [previously Vivendi Universal Games] (French) with controlling shares (52%).

    Although Blizzard can control the cataclysm and lore (deathwing a puppet of an old god again, haven't seen that one before), i doubt they have the ability to move the earths rotation so that the Americans can get midnight before the rest of the world, would be quite a feat of strength.

    great info though nice links everywhere. Can't believe the amount of bannings because of the Euro V American thing. I actually don't like being called european, hell i have to attempt to keep a straight face because my passport says "british". I'm scottish...if only we actually talked like dwarves in this game (which seem to be scandinavian putting on fake scottish accents). And i like Americans, generally because Pepsi still refuses to sell Mountain Dew in the UK (although you can get it) and i can never help myself as soon as i touch down in the US to visit cinnabon. mmm... lovely. the actual people are fine too Seattle is like Scotland but everywhere is cheaper and they can't play baseball ! :P what? you seen the mariners.. lol
  1. Glanbera's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Graymalkin View Post
    Blizzard is an American company, run by Americans. Since you seem to hate us so much maybe you should stop playing.

    Oh and you mad bro?
    Well, fact is Blizzard is owned by Vivendi, and Vivendi got their headquarters in Paris, France.

    I agree with everyone that says that it doesnt matter where Cata is released first, but that Blizzard is 100% ran by Americans isnt really true. Seriously people, its 9 hours and im pretty sure we will have Cata for over a year
  1. Tonyp's Avatar
    the countdown is killing me... soooooo close i can taste it!
  1. Craigadiddle's Avatar
    Why is it I can't sleep lately.. too excited. talk about fucked up sleep pattern.
  1. deathmetalzf's Avatar
    30 hours! =D
  1. Thajgunz's Avatar
    Sorry to say, but did u know that America is discovered by Europeans........

    Any how, stop the bull crap its just 9 hours+ its a damn game
  1. Niroshi's Avatar
    Really wish I could've read this thread without the "Eurotrash" and "American trash" kind of comments. We're all gamers.
  1. Thesamoth's Avatar
    Enjoy the expansion guys, i defi will!!

    Cya ingame /hug
  1. Stonewall's Avatar
    I may be mistaken here or just plain stupid.
    But according to this site http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/tim.../pacific-time/ and after factoring in the remaining time the countdown counts down to 11pm on the 6th PST?

    Or do I just fail horribly at simple math?
  1. Neglesh's Avatar
    So hard right now

    HHHHHHHHHNNNNNGGGGGGGHHHHHHH
  1. mafain's Avatar
    I am monstrously psyched about killing some worgen on the new battlegrounds in a coordinated guild group.

    Thankfully Realm First <insert race here> is gone
  1. Powerogue's Avatar
    heh, deathwing looks so happy in your countdown C=
  1. schiwing's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Niroshi View Post
    Really wish I could've read this thread without the "Eurotrash" and "American trash" kind of comments. We're all gamers.
    I agree.

    I always wish that Elitist Jerks' moderation would apply here.

    These forums would clean up quick, or probably wouldn't exist altogether.
  1. Darodrim's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Typhus View Post
    Im not quite sure you realise how timezones work, for us its 7pm on the 7th which is 12:01 in america, way better in my opinion, I mean who wants to stay up to 12 when you can start at 7?
    Oh yeah, time zones :l My bad, sorry. It's too early to be thinking D:
  1. chelate's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by schiwing View Post
    I agree.

    I always wish that Elitist Jerks' moderation would apply here.

    These forums would clean up quick, or probably wouldn't exist altogether.
    I feel we catch enough flak as it is.
  1. Fun Director's Avatar
    (>^_(>O_o)> Supriz Butsecks! imo stop hating on each other, enjoy the game and has a good time! also...I like eggs...
  1. tricdru's Avatar
    Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh............!
  1. adibandi's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Exovion View Post
    We are not PREPARED!!



    You are wrong , EU GOING LIVE AT PARIS TIME NOT GMT. PARIS TIME IS +1 GMT , GOD , WHERE DID YOU GRADUATED....
  1. ethzero's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by Zeroskillz View Post
    Are you f**king high or something?
    For 6 years, you "obnoxious" americans got stuff before us.. So don't even start with that one! Go buy yourself a big mac or something and shut the fuck up!

    For those tards who haven't bought the digital upgrade yet. I pity you
    Don't even try to excuse it with shit like "I don't have a visa". If you simply don't, your not old enough to troll this forum.

    You know what amazed me? That you, a friggin fast-food junkie can even call us "eurotrash"
    You yankee turds are the definition of trash.. Just look it up in the dictionary and you'll even find a picture
    I'm not even American and I think you're just an annoying little brat.

    Oh and enjoy your ban.

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