After years of riding the game's flight paths on majestic Gryphons and lithe Windriders, players would take the reins themselves in Burning Crusade.
In patch 9.1, we'll finally be able take to the skies on flying mounts in the four original Shadowlands zones: Bastion, Maldraxxus, Ardenweald, and Revendreth.
One of the biggest questions that arose when Blizzard announced the leveling squish in Shadowlands was "How is flying going to work?" And now that the Shadowlands alpha is out, we finally have an answer.
Some of you have probably guessed the image above is Stratholme.
In patch 8.2, we'll finally be able to fly — and that includes the new zones we'll be going to.
Update: Sorry, everyone.
Tom Chilton answered a question about how we're going to get flying in Legion.
Okay. I've been mulling this one over since Ion Hazzikostas' interview this week. And it's not going to make me a lot of friends, I expect. So best to just rip the band-aid off and go for it.