Addons and DLC
In Cataclysm, players will witness the face of Azeroth being altered forever, as the corrupted Dragon Aspect Deathwing awakens from his slumber and erupts onto the surface, leaving only ruin and destruction in his wake. As the Horde and Alliance race to the epicenter of the cataclysm, the kingdoms of Azeroth will witness seismic shifts in power, the kindling of a war of the elements, and the emergence of unlikely heroes who will rise up to protect their scarred and broken world from utter devastation.Building on the foundation established in World of Warcraft and its first two expansions, Cataclysm will add a variety of new content and offer players the opportunity to rediscover Azeroth and experience the game from a whole new perspective. New features coming with the game's third expansion include:Two New Playable Races: Adventure as the cursed worgen with the Alliance or the resourceful goblins with the Horde.Increased Level Cap: Advance to level 85 and earn new abilities, tap into new talents, and progress through the path system, a new way for players to customize characters.Classic Zones Remade: Quest to level 60 as you never have before. Familiar zones across the original continents of Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms have been reforged by the cataclysm and updated with new quests and content.Flying Mounts in Azeroth: Explore Kalimdor and the Eastern Kingdoms from a whole new perspective.Guild Advancement: Progress as a guild to earn guild levels and guild achievements.New High-Level Content: Explore newly opened parts of the world, including Uldum, Grim Batol, and the great sunken city of Vashj'ir beneath the sea, and enjoy even more high-level raid content than in previous expansions.New PvP Zone & Rated Battlegrounds: Take on PvP objectives and daily quests in Tol Barad, a new Wintergrasp-like zone, and wage war in all-new rated Battlegrounds.Archaeology: Master a new secondary profession to unearth valuable artifacts and earn unique rewards.New Race and Class Combinations: Explore Azeroth as a gnome priest, blood elf warrior, or one of the other never-before-available race and class combinations.
Several years have passed since the Burning Legion's defeat at Mount Hyjal and the races of Azeroth have continued to rebuild their once shattered lives. With renewed strength, the heroes of the Horde and Alliance have begun to explore new lands and broken through the Dark Portal to investigate the realms beyond the known world. Will these heroes find friends or foes? What dangers and rewards lie in wait beyond the Dark Portal? And what will they do when they discover that the demons they thought vanquished have returned to renew their terrible Burning Crusade?World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade is the exciting new expansion to Blizzard's award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game. It expands the game by tremendous bounds, adding new races, lands, Battlegrounds, professions and items, and more. Here is just a partial list of what you can expect from the World of Warcraft expansion:An increase in the level cap to 70.Two new playable races, including the magical Blood Elves.New starting zones in Quel'Thalas and beyond.The entire new continent of Outland, reachable through the Dark Portal.Many new high-level dungeons to explore in Azeroth, Outland, and elsewhere.New flying mounts in Outland.Many new and dangerous monsters, including epic world bosses.Hundreds of new quests.Hundreds of new items.A new profession: Jewelcrafting.Socketed items.And much, much more...
With the opening of the Dark Portal, and the renewed war to stop the Burning Crusade's destruction of worlds, the heroes of Azeroth have given little thought to the frozen wastes of Northrend -- and the terrible, ancient powers that wait there. Yet the brooding evils of the fallen Nerubian empire and their malevolent sovereign have not forgotten Azeroth...The former death knight and now Lich King Arthas has set in motion events that could lead to the extinction of all life in Azeroth, as his undead armies and the necromantic power of the plague threaten to sweep across the land. Only the mightiest heroes can survive the frozen northlands with any hope of disrupting the plans of Arthas -- and perhaps even challenge the Lich King himself and end his reign of terror for all time.Features:New character class: the necromantic Death Knight.New continent: Northrend, the icy domain of the Lich King.New level cap of 80, including mighty new powers and talents.Epic siege warfare and destructible buildings.New profession: Inscription.New character-customization options, new dungeons, and much, much more...