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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands delayed indefinitely

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands delayed indefinitely

No new date has been given for the upcoming Shadowlands expansion for World of Warcraft, with Blizzard citing the need for more time to polish and balance the game as reasons for the delay.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands delayed indefinitely

John Hight, Executive Producer for World of Warcraft, broke the news in a statement released on Twitter last night. In it, he said the team were still 'in the process of determining the right new date to launch,' and that they feel it was the right decision. 

Another reason for the Shadowlands delay was given as the 'need to iterate on some interlocking pieces, particular those related to the endgame,' having listened to feedback from the community.

You can read the full statement below:

Reaction to the news on social media was naturally mixed, with some praising the developers for taking extra time, and others disappointed the news came so close to launch.

For now, fans will just have to wait patiently, with Blizzard stressing that they are still targeting a 2020 launch for Shadowlands


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