The almost 13 year-old MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing Game), World of Warcraft (WoW), is still going strong with over 100 million accounts created over its 12-year reign so far. Legion, its latest of the 6 expansions so far, was released in August-2016, has introduced the Demon Hunter class which starts at level 98, with maximum character levels raised to 110.
Legion: The 6th Expansion
The expansion that was said to have set World of Warcraft on the correct path of finding its footing once again in the MMORPG world. Legion has garnered a rating of 88 from Metacrit, and won Best PC Exclusive & Best MMO in 2016 (Game Informer Best of 2016 Awards). It was also nominated for the Best Original Score – Video Game, by 2016 Hollywood Music in Media Awards, and Best Role Playing Games, by The Game Awards 2016. The expansion is reported to have sold 3.3 million copies during its launch in August-2016. This is almost, as noticed by the online gaming world, matching the earlier launch of the 2010 Cataclysm Expansion.
There are 10 totally new 5-men dungeons, or instances as they are usually fondly referred to by Wow-ers, introduced in the Legion Expansion. Along with these new dungeons, the World of Warcraft team are also working hard to provide weekly dungeon bonuses which brings much delight to the players as the bonuses includes loot boxes of special drops of armour, weapons, and of course the much needed Warcraft gold. Each instance has its own characteristics, challenges, mobs, and of course bosses.
· The Arcway
· Assault on Violet Hold
· Black Rook Hold
· Court of Stars
· Darkheart Thicket
· Eye of Azshara
· Halls of Valor
· Maw of Souls
· Neltharion’s Lair
· Vault of the Wardens
These dungeons can be attempted via the Dungeon Finder on Normal or Heroic difficulty, or with a pre-assembled team on Mythic difficulty. The higher the difficulty, the greater the loot of Warcraft gold.
What’s the Latest in Legion?
There are World Events which are held regularly, especially of late, the Legion Assaults on the Broken Isles. This is an event where players will, according to their factions, Horde or Alliance, choose to fight the Horde assault on Azeroth, or to defend the Broken Isles as an Alliance hero, through various carefully designed encounters.
Legion Assaults does work towards the individual player’s level-up experience, for players who have unlocked World Quests on their characters. These will be extra helpful for players in leveling their various characters by earning extra experience & reputation while exploring the myriad of adventures available to every single character. In the midst of it, of course, earning Warcraft gold. This is almost Heaven for novice & veteran gamers alike, in online gaming.
A Fully Refreshed Game-play for the Advanced Gamer
Gamers who have been loyal to the World of Warcraft for at least the past 10 years have applauded the efforts put in to refresh the gameplay, the graphics, the quests, the dungeons, and of course the raids. The regular festival events & celebrations are still nostalgically available, bringing a much appreciated familiarity in the new expansion. In online gaming, it is said that most WoW-ers who quit World of Warcraft could never quite find content, gameplay, mechanics, graphics, worlds, & instances, all in one place, that WoW has very meticulously pieced together in such awesome harmony.