As title says. What if one of the next expansions focuses on many MMORTS elements? Similar to Warcraft 3, but on a large continent and persistent.
It would be horde vs alliance vs a third enemy that is controlled by the AI, and control very much like Warcraft 3...build houses for population, build military units, towers to defend, walls, research for better units. Except it would have to be on a more "epic" scale since it is an MMO. But every player would contribute to the faction as a whole, minus the AI faction. There'd be rewards, achievements etc...and guilds would of course be important.
WoW IS based off a RTS after all, so it would be fitting if it put RTS back into Warcraft. And there has never been an AAA persistent MMORTS out there.
In some ways it also would be similar to DAOC with the three factions, but it would instead be more of an RTS than an RPG expansion.
I think the idea is really good, and Warcraft was first an RTS. Again, it would be really fitting to put the RTS back into Warcraft.
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