You can also check the roundup below for more of this week's WoW news, from patch 5.3 and elsewhere. Realm maintenance begins at 3 a.m. PDT today and is expected to last 8 hours, so you'll have time.
Hot news and features
- Here's what WoW newbies should know about new patches.
- We have a guide to the lore and story of patch 5.3.
- Patch 5.3 will allow you level mining and herbalism exclusively in Pandaria.
- We have a roundup of patch 5.3's battle pet changes.
- We have a preview of some new patch 5.3 scenarios, including The Secrets of Ragefire and Battle on the High Seas.
- Blizzard has posted some patch 5.3 interviews of their with Tom Chilton.
- Check out the final patch 5.3 PTR note updates for March 14.
- Ghostcrawler outlines some Vengeance changes coming to the patch 5.4 PTR.
- Convert to Raid interviews Blizzard's Lead Encounter Designer Ion Hazzikostas.