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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands to launch this fall

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WoW Shadowlands Nightfae (Image credit: Blizzard Entertainment)

What you need to know

  • Blizzard has confirmed that World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will launch this fall.
  • More players will be able to experience the expansion next week when the closed beta test starts.
  • The developers have revealed everything that will be included in the Epic Edition of the game.

Blizzard announced during today's World of Warcraft: Shadowlands preview that the latest expansion to the MMORPG will launch in fall. Closed beta testing for the game begins next week, allowing players to explore the end-game zone of The Maw, the realm of the dead devoted to the most evil denizens of the game's universe.

The developers also provided a look at the Collector's Edition of the game, which retails for $120 at Blizzard Gear Store. Along with providing digital perks such as a level 120 character boost and an Ensorcelled Everwyrm flying mount, the box will include:

  • A Shadowlands mousepad
  • Pins for each of the expansion's four covenants
  • A game soundtrack
  • A concept art book
  • 30 days of game time

Check out everything we know about Shadowlands so far here and stay tuned for more updates as the launch approaches.