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Tomb of Sargeras Mythic raid testing this week on PTR The Tomb of Sargeras hits servers on June 20 — which means there’s two weeks left to get some raid testing done. This week, players will be able to test four different bosses on Mythic difficulty, starting with the Harjatan and Demonic Inquisition encounters on Thursday, June 8, and followed by the Maiden of Vigilance...

Here are some juicy spoilers for Tomb of Sargeras’ Kil’jaeden encounter We still don't know how the Kil'jaeden fight in Tomb of Sargeras will end, but thanks to Wowhead and the PTR, we do know how it will begin. And goodness, does it begin memorably. Warning: Spoilers!




The Warrior’s Charge: Arms and more Warrior changes on the 7.2.5 PTR I should first point out that I’m using the MMO-Champion’s and Wowhead’s 7.2.5 patch notes because Blizzard hasn’t put out their own yet, plus I logged onto the PTR myself and tooled around on a Horde Arms Warrior. My initial impressions on the changes are that I can’t tell what Blizzard’s overall goal is — especially since...

D.Va and more hit the Heroes of the Storm PTR Mondays are always a bit of a drag, but at least you have something to look forward to after work with a new Heroes of the Storm PTR build. The headliner of this build is new hero D.Va, and though we’ve already seen a preview of her in action, now you can test her out yourself....

Latest patch 7.2.5 PTR build tests Auction House Dance Party The patch 7.2.5 PTR has updated once again, with community manager Lore providing an overview of its contents. First, the Auction House Dance Party event has been made available for testing in Stormwind and Orgrimmar, and the Trial of Style event is active for another week for further testing. If you want to get an early...

Patch 7.2.5 notes are here with details on class changes It’s been one day since we were treated to an overview of the developers’ notes for Patch 7.2.5, but one day is apparently all it takes to go from big-picture notes to full-on patch notes. Arriving via the battle.net Blizzard App, the 7.2.5 PTR notes detail a lot of the class changes that were teased yesterday. The list...




Legendaries get a major overhaul on the PTR As promised, Blizzard has finally dropped their first major rework of Legendaries on the PTR. The initial idea was that some items would have just okay abilities while others would have highly coveted procs, but player outcry has proven that method to be unpopular. So now we get to see how current Legendaries are getting...

Patch 7.2 PTR brings back Maximillian of Northshire and more WoW’s latest patch 7.2 PTR build is here, and while it doesn’t offer as much new content as last week’s build — which added the entire Broken Shore — there are some definite points of interest. Opinions will certainly vary, I think the highlight may be Maximillian of Northshire who will join Paladins on the Broken...



Murky rework in latest Heroes of the Storm PTR patch notes Lucio has hit the Heroes of the Storm PTR, but much like Love Goddess Tyrande showed him up earlier today, our fishy friend Murky is stealing the spotlight. That slippery li’l cod has suffered in recent months as more and more heroes who could filet him with ease entered the Nexus. Li-Ming saw blood in...

Patch 7.2 PTR: First look at the updated Broken Shore When the patch 7.2 PTR came up yesterday, we knew the Broken Shore came with it — and today we have our first look at the Broken Shore assault courtesy of Wowhead. (And if you’d rather see a text-based rundown, check Wowhead instead of watching the video.) Be warned, the video below contains spoilers for...

Will you check out the 7.2 PTR? I’ve been on the PTR for patch 7.2 a bit this weekend, testing out things like the tweaks to the transmog system and the Demon Invasion systems. The transmog changes are still a bit wonky, some sets aren’t there at all and it didn’t import any of my transmog gear that I didn’t still have in...

WoW patch 7.2 PTR patch notes The patch notes for patch 7.1.5 were a bit last minute. We didn’t have official patch notes for the latest iteration of the game until right at patch day — and even then, they were incomplete, leading to confusion over what Blizzard was really trying to do. Was this new game behavior a bug or simply...

WoW patch 7.2 will be live on the PTR soon Surprise! Patch 7.1.5 just launched last week, but Blizzard is already prepping patch 7.2 for the PTR. The patch will give us our first chance at flying in the Broken Isles (so work on your Broken Isles Pathfinder achievement!) and let us raid the Tomb of Sargeras raid. So are you ready for it to hit the PTR? The...

Valeera and new Sandbox Mode live on the Heroes PTR As promised, the Heroes of the Storm PTR is live today with new hero Valeera, our first in-depth look at her skills, and some other surprises. First up, the Lunar Festival, which we suspected would return this year, is hitting the game next week, and it’s all about rooster racing. (Yes, you read that right.) Completing 25...

Valeera on the Heroes PTR tomorrow, plus new skins and mounts The Heroes of the Storm PTR will go online tomorrow with new hero Valeera, and we’ve just gotten a first look at this new hero in a preview video. Her skillset is classic World of Warcraft Rogue, with Vanish, Sinister Strike (Q), Blade Flurry (W), Eviscerate (E), Smoke Bomb (R), and Cloak of Shadows (R). We...

Do you play the PTR? I have to say, I’m not super invested in PTRs. While there’s always something exciting in development, I’m less interested in what’s in progress — especially when it’s likely to change a lot — than in what’s an in-game reality. Sure, major changes on the PTR may be exciting, but I’m happy to see them...