Downtime today is just a series of rolling restarts at 7 a.m. PDT. The process is expected to take about an hour, which is more than enough time to skim our usual roundup of the last week of news. Read on to see what you may have missed.
Hot news and features
- The World of Warcraft community team will be hosting a live Q&A with the developers on April 25.
- Aiming for a BlizzCon ticket? We have a few tips to help you nab yours.
- Check out the latest patch 5.2 hotfixes for April 16 and April 18.
- The Answers to the recent PvP themed Ask the Devs are now up.
- Throne of Thunder Raid Finder is now completely open. We have a quick 5-second guide to each of the new bosses.
- We preview the new patch 5.3 battleground Deepwind Gorge.
- Engineers will be able to make a Bad Robot pet in a future patch.
- Fs, the original world first level 90 who was later rolled back to 87, has had his world first achievement reinstated.
- As of patch 5.3, carrying a flag in battlegrounds will cause a tank to take more damage.
- Legendary metagems are restricted to Throne of Thunder helms only.
- The Shado-Pan Assault trinkets have been hotfixed to be a bit less effective in PvP.