World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth™ Is Now Live!

Battle for Azeroth
August 13th by Blizzard Entertainment

The time is at hand and new adventures are unfolding in Kul Tiras and Zuldazar. Where will your path take you? We’ve gathered all the information you could need to guide your way.

 Table of Contents 

Expansion Features and Update

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. [Learn More...]

Legion PvP Post-Season

PvP Rating Updates

Learn more about the latest PvP Rating updates so you can make your play for world (of Warcraft) domination. 
[Learn More...]


World of Warcraft Communities

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


Closer to the Heart of Azeroth

The road to healing Azeroth is a long one and will require a powerful new Artifact — the Heart of Azeroth.
[Learn More...]


Dueler's Guild

Test your PvP prowess one-on-one in the new Dueler's Guild! [Learn More...]


Mark Your Calendars

The launch of Battle for Azeroth is just the beginning. To help you in your endeavor to dominate the opposing faction, we’ve put together a schedule of upcoming content. [Learn More...]

Patch Notes

Patch Notes

Learn more about the changes and new additions for the Battle for Azeroth expansion.

Zone Previews

Read the full Drustvar preview here.
Read the full Tiragarde Sound preview here.
Read the full Stormsong Valley preview here.
Read the full Zuldazar preview here.
Read the full Nazmir preview here.
Read the full Vol'dun preview here.

Developer Insights

Learn more about Island Expeditions here.

Live Developer Q&A VoD — April 26, 2018

Live Developer Q&A VoD — June 14, 2018

Live Developer Q&A VoD — July 19, 2018

The Story So Far

Catch up on the events leading up to the Battle for Azeroth.

Jaina Reunion Comic

Jaina: "Reunion"

As the Horde and the Alliance reckon with the aftermath of their war with the Burning Legion, Jaina Proudmoore finds herself doing some soul searching in the ruins of Theramore.
We invite you to download and read the free comic here.

Speaker Magni Comic

Magni: "The Speaker"

The war with the Legion has left a terrible wound in Azeroth, one keenly felt by Magni Bronzebeard. He can no longer speak to the world’s spirit; he can only hear her screams. Plagued by doubt, Magni journeys to Silithus, desperate to find of a way to rekindle his connection with the world.
We invite you to download and read the free comic here.

Three Sisters Comic

"Three Sisters"

After returning home to Azeroth, Alleria Windrunner calls upon her estranged siblings—Sylvanas, the warchief of the Horde, and Vereesa, ranger-general of the Silver Covenant—to join her in a quest to retake their ancestral home, Windrunner Spire, from the undead who have overrun it.
We invite you to download and read the free comic here.

Before the Storm Novel
Read the Before the Storm Novel by Christie Golden now on Amazon. Get more insights about this novel in our inside look.

Tension and drama unfolds between the Horde and the Alliance in the Battle for Azeroth novellas Elegy by Christie Golden and A Good War by Robert Brooks. These two tales explore the Horde and the Alliance versions of a fateful event, but only you can decide which faction tells it best.

Read and download the complete digital versions now.

Elegy (Alliance)                                     A Good War (Horde)

Both of these novellas are available in one beautiful hardback edition, complete with original and exclusive artwork, in the Collector’s Edition of World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth—available for pre-order at your local retailer now.

Additional Media

Add the Warbringers music to your Battle for Azeroth playlist on Spotify and iTunes now.

New Wallpapers including: Teldrassil before and after the events of the War of the Thorns, Before the Storm, and more.

Upgrade to Battle for Azeroth now and rally to your faction's banner because the battle has begun!