Update: Yes, the servers are up.
When talking about a patch that alters the game as drastically as Patch 8.0 does, I want to advise you to not panic.
Today's the day!
Today marks the official launch of World of Warcraft's patch 8.0 -- the pre-patch for Battle for Azeroth, an expansion which we'll be playing in a little under a month.
Don’t say goodbye to Teldrassil yet — Battle for Azeroth pre-patch notes promise another week of tree-hugging for all
WoW's patch 8.0 is due out tomorrow, and with it, the game world is shifting under our feet.
Battle for Azeroth's 8.0 pre-patch arrives next week, and along with a variety of gameplay changes, things are going to look just a little different as well.
Well, this is it.
Blizzard hasn't made an announcement that patch 8.0 is being released, which is probably enough sign that it's not arriving this Tuesday.
Update: This quest chain is now live -- and it'll max out your Artifact entirely. Enjoy your superpowers!
Multiple reports have come in that the Mage Tower challenge is now live indefinitely, allowing players who haven't gotten the Artifact Appearance they want from the tower to run it without waiting for it to reopen.