World of Warcraft: Legion is the sixth expansion in the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft. Unchangeable game studio, Blizzard Entertainment, worked on it. The expansion was announced as far back as August 2015 and is scheduled to be released on the penultimate day of summer, on August 30, 2016.
As before, only personal computer users can play the game from Blizzard Entertainment. It remains unchanged.
Gameplay of the sixth expansion
World of Warcraft: Legion will tell the story of how the famous in the Warcraft universe antagonist Gul'dan, a green-skin magician, has been expelled to Broken Isles with the further purpose to launch an invasion into Azeroth by the Burning Legion forces.
Alliance is on the watch when such force congregates at its gates. The Archmage Khadgar decides to ask Stormwind for help and cautions it about the forthcoming danger that able to burn all Azeroth.
Features of the expansion Legion
Traditionally, every expansion for World of Warcraft adds a lot of new content, additional opportunities and many other things. The expansion called «Legion» is no exception and has brought a lot of interesting innovations.
Now players have an opportunity to level up their characters to 110! This will catch the interest of experienced players that have reached the maximum level and will keep the gaming audience much longer. As many as 10 levels are quite a number and leveling up the characters to 110 usually will take time even for experienced players.
The Demon hunters class has been added for those who like to play someone new. This class is only available to night elves and blood elves. It will have own unique weapons unavailable to everybody else, namely twin blades. The armor will be of textile or leather. In addition to weapons they will use demonic magic in the battle. This class is ideal for the battle against The Burning Legion.
Demon hunter starts playing right at 98th level.
Also new unique weapons, artifacts, appeared for every class. The features of these weapons are that they can be leveled up using loot dropped from killed bosses. These weapons will be the major, moreover, 36 kinds of these artifact weapons will be in total. The appearance of artifacts can be customized.
One more big content, Broken Isles, will be added to the huge world as it was. Six big locations open to the battles and travelling will be available there. About ten new gloomy vaults have also been introduced.
In addition to innovations some of the existent characteristics and classes have been changed. For example, the characters of the Hunters class that used ranged weapons are able to battle in the close combat now. As for the Rogue class, the emphasis was laid not on the covert fight, but on the partially overt fight.
Small changes have affected the interface, the icons of enemies’ health become smaller, the changes with game world map have taken place. The special scale of Artifacts appears and traditionally will be situated near to player’s health and experience scales.
In general, these were the major changes that the expansion “Legion” will bring to the game World of Warcraft. In conclusion it may be said, that this expansion is significant, since new content, class, weapons will be available, already exist classes have been changed, the level up of character increased up to 10 levels, balance corrections have been made and the interface has been improved. These useful changes will improve the game and keep the gaming audience much longer.