World of Warcraft expansions have become a biannual tradition for the MMORPG that seasoned raiders and casual guilds alike look forward to. Along with a host of new content: quests, raids, mounts, transmogs, class changes, abilities, factions, zones, pets, and God knows what else, each new expansion is a new frontier.
It is an opportunity to break with the established daily routine; to learn what works and what doesn’t, what new builds are viable and what aren’t; to find new daily molars on which to rest the nose. Well, the time is almost here, guildmates. Dragonflight is officially available for pre-order starting last night, with a total of six different editions. You can find all the details in the Blizzard news post, but we’ll break down the main differences here.
World of Warcraft Dragonflight Editions
You get Dragonflight, which is reassuring. Also, if you pre-purchase any edition of the expansion, you get Drakks, a very cute little Dracthyr pet that has its own mount.
As above, but adds Murkastrasza, a Murloc version of Alexstrasza the Life Binder, aspect of the red flight (or murlocflight, in this case); the Tangled Dreamweaver, a forest dragon mount; and a level 60 character boost that can be used at any time.
Along with the above, you also get a nifty cloak of wings, the Wings of Awakening; an elegant crown previously worn by Sindragosa, the Diadem of the Keeper of Spells; a toy that makes your character transparent; and 30 days of game time.
Complete Collection – Heroic Edition
This is for new players or those who missed the last expansion. Along with everything from the Heroic tier, you also get every expansion so far, plus a level 50 character boost and a Charmed Everwyrm mount.
Complete Collection – Epic Edition
This includes everything from the Epic Edition plus everything from the Heroic Complete Collection Y 60 days of game time.
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This is a physical release that includes pins, an art book, and an Alexstrasza mousepad. It also includes everything from the Epic Edition, with the caveat that you won’t be able to enjoy your digital content until you receive the code in the physical box on launch day. However, if you can’t wait, you can request a digital option right now, and once the Collector’s Edition arrives, the upgrade code will earn you Battle.net credit equal to your digital purchase.
If Murkastrasza is salivating for more murloc-themed goodies, check out our article on community-created murloc ghouls, or focus on the present by checking out the latest details on the Tomb of the First nerfs for the latest update. game mythical raid.