Regional FlagStupid changes to prestige.Source
avatar
Blue Poster
Target Source
#1 - 2016/09/15 10:09:20 AM
Please see source post at http://eu.battle.net/forums/en/wow/topic/17613413941?page=4 for detail.

avatar
Deadlykatana
Target Source
#1 - 2016/09/15 08:34:00 AM
Today I read that "Honor-talents nolonger will be lost when players chooses Prestige".
My question is; then whats the damn point with having Prestige at all? How can is even be concidered "prestige" to choose something where you only get a reward with no downside. Can that even be concidered a "choice"?

With Prestige we would have PvP-players climbing through the ranks, more or less crippled by the lack of choice in PvP-talents, hence giving PvE-players and/or casuals a chance in PvP. At the same time it would give PvP-players something to hunt and a sence of accomplishment. The reward would be portraits, the gamble would be not having the talents you might need.

It's a stupid change really.

avatar
Community Manager
Target Source
#17 - 2016/09/15 09:52:00 AM
I'll quote Holinka's insights on this change for visibility:

The original vision for the Prestige system was to create an extended progression system with a high cost that was purely optional and felt special. We wanted you to see someone with a Prestige badge and think, "Wow, that guy or gal did a crazy difficult grind to get that badge." To make that progression feel good, we added a lot of rewards along the way including artifact power, artifact appearances, mounts, toys, titles, etc. We did receive feedback, both internally and externally, that losing your honor talents didn't feel good and would be a significant impediment to particpating in Prestige. We were willing to live with that downside in order for Prestige to feel more exclusive and special. We try to get everyone honor talents quickly so they can feel competitive. But this also means you can work through the honor system quickly, arriving at level 50 with no where to go. So, we realize that more people will have more fun if they can continue to get rewards from PvP, even if Prestige loses a bit of its luster.

Thank you all for your feedback on this issue. We hope you continue to enjoy Legion and PvP!