Regional FlagThe Battle for Azeroth Pre-Patch Goes Live July 17th!Source
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Tensions are escalating between the Horde and the Alliance, and soon the Battle for Azeroth will begin in earnest. Learn more about some of the biggest changes in our pre-patch Survival Guide.

Read more about some of the new features that are arriving with the Battle for Azeroth pre-patch.

War Mode and PvP Updates

War Mode, PvP Talents, and More

War Mode tears down boundaries and server rule-set distinctions, allowing players on any realm to decide when they want to jump into a world PvP experience full of like-minded players in the ongoing battle between Horde and Alliance.

Legion PvP Post-Season

Legion PvP Post-Season

Join in the PvP action and earn some new gear just in time for the launch of Battle for Azeroth.


World of Warcraft Communities

Bring your friends and family of the same faction together cross-realm through our new World of Warcraft Communities feature.

War Mode and PvP Updates

Patch Notes

Learn more about the changes and new additions for the pre-patch.

Don’t Forget: Update Your Drivers!

To make the most of Battle for Azeroth and avoid potential issues, it’s important to update to the latest DirectX 12 drivers. Please note that AMD and Intel GPUs will default to DX12, while NVIDIA drivers will remain at DX11 with the option to update at a later time.

There’s more to come in the days ahead, and it won’t be long until the Battle for Azeroth expansion launches in the Americas, Europe, Taiwan, Korea, and Australia/New Zealand simultaneously on August 14*. For more information on when the expansion goes live in your region visit our announcement post.