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5-10-2010 @ 6:21PM
But, where patch 3.3.4 is?
5-10-2010 @ 6:30PM
They skip numbers all the time. There won't be a 3.3.4.
5-10-2010 @ 6:31PM
Probably the same place as 3.3.1They don't release everything to the public, but I'm sure someone'll come along and explain what the third number within a patch build string actually means.
5-10-2010 @ 6:46PM
What about patch 22.214.171.124!!!???
5-10-2010 @ 6:57PM
Not that we'll see publicly, any way.
5-10-2010 @ 7:00PM
The third number is usually a version number. Numbers that you don't see may have just been updates that were rolled out internally for testing as features were being added. If that's the case the number you see would just be the revision that was "feature complete."It might also be a "mile-marker" to give an idea on the distance until the next minor release (or major release for that matter). Blizzard's methodology seems to be:First Number: Game; (WoW (1.x.x), BC (2.x.x) Wrath (3.x.x), etc.Second Number: Major Content Patch; Secrets of Ulduar (3.1.x), Trial of the Crusader (3.2.x) Fall of the Lich King (3.3.x)Third Number: Minor Content Patch (3.3.5)Seems that they use a sequential order for Game versions, and Major patches, but for minor patches it seems to be a "mile marker" type thing. We don't know what they see on their companies computers though....
5-10-2010 @ 7:03PM
The skipped numbers are sometimes foreign patches.Usually they are "Fixed a text issue with Chinese-language only", or "Fixed a text issue with Korean-language only.'
5-10-2010 @ 7:11PM
The generally accepted theory is that 3.3.4 was reserved for an emergency oh-shit-we-screwed-up patch, and when they didn't need it, 3.3.5 was already in development and they didn't change it.
5-10-2010 @ 8:05PM
"This one goes to 11."
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