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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.

Epic loot

Shadowlands Collectors Edition

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Collector's Edition

Die in style

The collector's edition of the latest expansion includes pins, a soundtrack, an artbook, a mousepad, and game time. Preorders are open now for the fall launch.