With speculation about the next expansion continuing to brew, I had a question for the forum;
Does WoW need anymore races at this point?
Using this site here;
I realized that over 30% of players on the Alliance side play humans, while almost 30% of players on the Horde side play Blood Elves. The other remaining 6 races on each side were quite a bit lower. Of course almost 20% of the Alliance players also play as Night elves. So over 50% of Alliance players are either Humans or Elves, while almost 30% of Horde players are Blood elves. In contrast, the least populated Horde and Alliance races are Goblins (9%) and Pandaren (5%) and Dwarves (8%) and Pandaren (6%) respectively.
The class distribution is far better. The top class is at 12%, while the bottom class is at 5%. This goes for both factions.
So after this poll that shows that the majority of Alliance players would choose another elf race over anything else, and this poll showing that the vast majority of players want remodeled vanilla races over 2 new races, should Blizzard even bother creating new races for this game? Should Blizzard instead focus on making the existing races more interesting so that the race distribution looks a bit more like the class distribution?
What do you think?