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    Why no cinematic for 5.3 yet?

    I don't have to say anything, the title says it all.

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    Because it's not a raid or dungeon content patch - just an intermediate patch in between major content. Patch 2.2 was the voice chat patch and that didn't have a cinematic either, just like 5.1/forces landing in Pandaria didn't have one (the one in game when the forces land on Krasarang isn't a patch promotion cinematic, it's an in-game one used to give a feeling of epicness to the events that just unfolded).
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    Why do people like wasted content so much?

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    haven't there been like a hundred of these threads already? 5.1 didnt have a cinematic, only raid patches do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SherbertLand View Post
    Why do people like wasted content so much?
    I appreciate a good trailer, I watched the Thunder King trailer multiple times, because I'm a sad twat I guess. Regardless I enjoy em.

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    Patches don't need to include raid to have cinematics, I want my cinematic!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProgRQ View Post
    Patches don't need to include raid to have cinematics, I want my cinematic!!
    You won't get one. You didn't get one for 2.2 or 5.1.
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    pretty much only get them for new raids, cant wait for the 5.4 one, its sure to be epic!
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    Quote Originally Posted by serenka View Post
    pretty much only get them for new raids, cant wait for the 5.4 one, its sure to be epic!
    I really think SoO cinematic will be insanely mindblowing, but well time will tell =)
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    Quote Originally Posted by ShadowJester View Post
    haven't there been like a hundred of these threads already? 5.1 didnt have a cinematic, only raid patches do.
    Not 100% true, 4.1 (?) had cinematics although admittedly that had 2 5 mans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bulletnips View Post
    I appreciate a good trailer, I watched the Thunder King trailer multiple times, because I'm a sad twat I guess. Regardless I enjoy em.
    You appreciate it for four minutes and then only look at it years later when you feel like being a little nostalgic. I would rather have that time spent on improving the game experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bulletnips View Post
    I appreciate a good trailer, I watched the Thunder King trailer multiple times, because I'm a sad twat I guess. Regardless I enjoy em.
    I just wish you could watch the trailers from the login page.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Latex View Post
    Not 100% true, 4.1 (?) had cinematics although admittedly that had 2 5 mans.
    That were formerly raids. Plus, they needed to explain why Vol'jin didn't join the rest of the trolls.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrth View Post
    I just wish you could watch the trailers from the login page.
    Might happen in the future since they have the first steps of the ingame browser implemented now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SherbertLand View Post
    You appreciate it for four minutes and then only look at it years later when you feel like being a little nostalgic. I would rather have that time spent on improving the game experience.
    The team who makes trailers does not deprive you of content. It is a specific team for cinematics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Baine View Post
    The team who makes trailers does not deprive you of content. It is a specific team for cinematics.
    Given the usual patch trailer cinematics use in-game assets (and not rendered cinematics like the expansion ones), you can safely assuming it is potentially handled by the same team making the new environments, models, skins, etc. And they have probably been very busy, after finishing any art assets for 5.2 (which was a ton), and what work they had to for 5.3 (still had some work there, changing the Northern Barrens environment to the new battlefield it is now, plus the new arena, BGs, and scnearios), they are likely neck-deep in work for 5.4's development, with no real time to make a little cinematic for small amount of storytime.
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    There have been some other threads about this in which much the same information has already been discussed. The short answer is they don't usually do a trailer for a patch that doesn't contain a raid.

    Here's a thread that was active yesterday.

    http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/...no-5-3-Trailer

    Please post there if you wish to continue to discuss this.
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