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World of Warcraft: Press Event for Mists of Pandaria in March

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerThe CitadelPosts: 20,805MMORPG.COM Staff Epic

The official World of Warcraft Twitter has been updated with the announcement that a press tour event for Mists of Pandaria will occur in mid-March and will yield tons of new information about the forthcoming expansion.

Invites going out for Mists of #Pandaria press tour March 13-15. The mists shall part as the seasons turn, and new infos shall be revealed.

What are you looking forward to hearing about after the event? Let us know!


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  • AbdarAbdar Thunder Bay, ONPosts: 400Member Uncommon

    I think the think that bugs me more about the expansion is not the pandas.. but the whole asian theme. Just never been a fan of it in any game. Played the starting area at Blizzcon and was just meh.

  • nyxiumnyxium Posts: 1,226Member Uncommon

    "we love China (cash)"

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  • oubersoubers bazelPosts: 854Member Uncommon

    i love the chinese theme and te panda's i could even live with.....but the wow community i cant stand anymore....too bad.....wow was a good game.

     

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  • emikochanemikochan StaffordPosts: 286Member Uncommon

    I love the theme and the changes, shame I quit wow never to return :<

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  • Draxdk0Draxdk0 Buffalo, NYPosts: 29Member

    lol look at that screenshot.  image

  • black_isleblack_isle IstanbulPosts: 243Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by Abdar

    I think the think that bugs me more about the expansion is not the pandas.. but the whole asian theme. Just never been a fan of it in any game. Played the starting area at Blizzcon and was just meh.



     

    Exactly. I had enough of chinese culture and themes in mmos. That's my issue with this expansion, not the pandas itself.

    I always liked warcraft because of it medieval western fantasy tropes mixed with high fantasy. This just ruins warcarft for me and am sad to see a whole expansion dedicated to this and therefore the road the warcarft takes.

  • emikochanemikochan StaffordPosts: 286Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by oubers

    i love the chinese theme and te panda's i could even live with.....but the wow community i cant stand anymore....too bad.....wow was a good game.


     

    So very true, the community at large is so terrible.

     

    I personally haven't been burnt out on asian mmos yet so that's not an issue at least, I think it looks great aesthetically.

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  • BattlerockBattlerock Youngstown, OHPosts: 1,393Member Common
    I have always been fascinated by other cultures and the Asian culture is very unique, do you think we can get some more Irish / Scotish mixed in though, I love the spirits and music, we need something like that for the horde so everyone can relax a bit more instead kill first ask questions later mentality. I like the Asian music too but they are to serious.
  • BattlerockBattlerock Youngstown, OHPosts: 1,393Member Common
    Oh and just think about the Asian twist on the gear, that's going to be fun,
  • Panther2103Panther2103 Edmonds, WAPosts: 2,767Member Uncommon

    I think it's going to be awesome. I know people hate the pandas, I like the idea, plus the asian themed environments and armors will be cool.

  • OzmodanOzmodan Hilliard, OHPosts: 7,700Member Uncommon

    If blizzard thinks this is going to generate a lot of new interest in Wow, I believe they are sadly mistaken.  Cataclysm was so poorly done, I just do not have any hope this one will be any better and they are rushing this one.

  • BattlerockBattlerock Youngstown, OHPosts: 1,393Member Common
    Some people didn't like cata, and some did and continue to. They took a dive in active subs, then it picked up again and the number sits somewhere around 10 million. Personally I thought Wrath was great and cata didn't live up to wrath, I still play though, because even Cata is that much better than everything else on the market. Can blizzcon do better? Is the current product unplayable? Absolutely not, Catacalysm still keeps wow as the premier mmorpg, and if your a vet you might have been dissapointed if your new... You are getting 85 levels and over seven years worth of content. The new guy doesn't have that expectation the vet has.
  • xK3runexK3rune Vallejo, CAPosts: 100Member

    Originally posted by Ozmodan

    If blizzard thinks this is going to generate a lot of new interest in Wow, I believe they are sadly mistaken.  Cataclysm was so poorly done, I just do not have any hope this one will be any better and they are rushing this one.

     

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  • orgashorgash Brownville, NEPosts: 67Member

    looking forward to the Bard class reveal and well public quests and whatever Blizzard will emmulate from GW2 ..it worked taking stuff from other games and will do GW2 stuff pretty well i think

  • BillMurphyBillMurphy Managing Editor Berea, OHPosts: 3,038MMORPG.COM Staff Epic

    We'll be in attendance, and I personally can't wait to see what they've been hiding since BlizzCon.  I suspect it'll be world PVP related, but then again I'm just wishfully thinking.  Metzen really hinted at the clashing of the two factions again, so I hope they give us the old Tarren Mill feel once more.

     

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  • SkillCosbySkillCosby Trenton, MIPosts: 684Member

    I don't know. I'm still shocked that the Blizzard team has chosen this Panda theme. It's literally so silly that I had thought it was a joke at first.

    This honestly seems like a cheap way to gain more of the Asian market. I think this will backfire... big time.

  • illyanaillyana quezon cityPosts: 614Member Uncommon

    about the same time as the start of GW2 beta weekends? i wonder which game will get more *positive* attention

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  • SluskeSluske örebroPosts: 52Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by BillMurphy

     Metzen really hinted at the clashing of the two factions again, so I hope they give us the old Tarren Mill feel once more.
     

    If world PVP was in the focus, I'd think about dust off the old account.

  • PharkasPharkas Pittsburgh, PAPosts: 55Member

    Originally posted by Sluske


    Originally posted by BillMurphy


     Metzen really hinted at the clashing of the two factions again, so I hope they give us the old Tarren Mill feel once more.
     

    If world PVP was in the focus, I'd think about dust off the old account.

    Yeah, same here. I would come back from some good old fashioned world pvp

  • KizzattaKizzatta Vancouver, WAPosts: 59Member

    Originally posted by Abdar

    I think the think that bugs me more about the expansion is not the pandas.. but the whole asian theme. Just never been a fan of it in any game. Played the starting area at Blizzcon and was just meh.



     

    Yes, especially since 4/5 F2P MMORPGs are Asian themed, we absolutely do not need more of this. Overused and stale, I wonder if the new raid bosses will wield Samurai swords and shout profane Chinese dialogue at how much even they think this is retarded?

  • KizzattaKizzatta Vancouver, WAPosts: 59Member

    And yeah I realize those are two different cultures, that's the joke ;P

  • stragen001stragen001 ReadingPosts: 1,720Member Uncommon

    Originally posted by nyxium

    "we love China (cash)"

    ^^This

    WoW is dying, at least in the West, and Blizzard knows it. This is an effort to attract the asian market......which is huge, and milk some more money out of this cash cow. 

    I mean, just look at that screenshot. Comical. 

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