World of Warcraft's Legion expansion, the PC MMO's sixth in its decade-plus of operation, will launch on August 30, Blizzard revealed today.
Legion was announced at Gamescom 2015. The expansion increases the level cap to 110 and brings along with it a new class called the Demon Hunter. Legion also adds a number of new content including a new continent titled The Broken Isles, new customizable artifact weapons, and new dungeons and raids. In addition, the expansion revamps the PvP progression system, among other things.
"Legion opens a dark and thrilling new chapter in one of the Warcraft series' greatest conflicts, and things will never be the same for some of Azeroth's most iconic heroes and villains," Blizzard CEO and co-founder Mike Morhaime said in a statement. "This expansion is loaded with features and content that give players whole new ways to explore the world and customize their heroes. We're looking forward to sending everyone into battle against the Burning Legion this August."A Standard Edition of Legion will be available for $50, while a Digital Deluxe version can be purchased for $70. This premium bundle also comes with content for other Blizzard games, including Heroes of the Storm, Diablo III, and StarCraft II. Both versions are available physically and digitally.
Not only that, there will also be a retail-only Collector's Edition that sells for $90 and comes with a hardcover art book, behind-the-scenes two-disc Blu-ray/DVD set, CD soundtrack, and a Legion mousepad, as well as the digital items from the Digital Deluxe edition.