Blizzard Entertainment has not on time the discharge of World of Warcraft's Shadowlands growth due to operating from WOW Classic Items domestic situations because of the continued coronavirus pandemic. A new release date has no longer been determined, but the studio said Shadowlands will nevertheless release later this yr.

In a blog put up pronouncing the put off, govt manufacturer John Hight stated it wasn't an clean choice to make but one that become vital for the expansion and for World of Warcraft gamers. Hight additionally stated the extra development time will allow the crew to feature greater polish to Shadowlands' endgame. In standard, a pre-patch arrives about one month before a brand new expansion releases. That hadn't happened but, main a few gamers to assume the release date changed into being pushed back before the news become respectable.

"As the entirety began coming collectively and we've got been paying attention to and building upon your feedback, it is grow to be clean we want a touch greater time for extra polish, and to balance and iterate on some interlocking portions--specially those associated with the endgame," Hight stated. "Shadowlands is one of the maximum problematic expansions we've got yet created, and at the same time as we've got made extremely good progress, the venture of tuning the endgame become compounded by using the team having to earn a living from home.

"Blizzard has a commitment to nice. We consider Shadowlands might be some thing unique, and we have heard from many of you who experience the identical. We need this more time to make sure that Shadowlands lives as much as its complete potential."