Now i'm not sure about you, but i, and many classic community members are interested in BC after maybe a few years of legacy servers. How this system will work, i don't know. But my educated guesses point to a few ways blizzard might do it.
Number 1: A few years after our beloved classic servers have launched, blizzard will release Burning Crusade and we will be able to journey to level 70 in outland.
Number 2: There are whole new BC servers where we have to level from 1-70 (fresh server)
Number 3: Same as scenario 1, except we will be able to copy our characters to Burning Crusade servers and be able to play on classic and BC whenever we choose.
Number 4: Blizzard will not release BC at all and we will have Classic World of Warcraft forever
This is all a hypothetical situation for blizzards take on BC but it's just what i think will most likely happen. I might be completely wrong, but oh well . This is years down the line so i'm not too worried for it.. yet.. Please give me your guys' thoughts on this and tell me if i am missing a very likely scenario.
There is already a similiar thread about this.
If they ever do it, i would preffer Number 2, fresh server.
As much as i love TBC, i think launching server for it would probably ruin Vanilla servers.
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If legacy servers are a success, and all content on the vanilla servers is cleared, then I can't see why they wouldn't release TBC servers. Like you said, this is years down the line, and honestly not worth discussing yet until we see that legacy servers are succeeding. But thinking positively, I would love to see legacy servers do well and years after them a TBC server sounds great.
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I think staying positive like this is the key to successful legacy servers.Bazinwaz wrote: ↑1 week agoIf legacy servers are a success, and all content on the vanilla servers is cleared, then I can't see why they wouldn't release TBC servers. Like you said, this is years down the line, and honestly not worth discussing yet until we see that legacy servers are succeeding. But thinking positively, I would love to see legacy servers do well and years after them a TBC server sounds great.
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From my perspective, biggest mistake they would make is continuing towards TBC with the same characters we played in Vanilla. This way all of the sudden the whole point of commemorating Vanilla vanishes away, as it becomes only the matter of time when we end up where we are now. If they would ever want to release TBC, it should be either fresh start or (and from my point of view a better option) - allow you to copy your character and continue from there, yet retaining the same toon on Vanilla server.
At the moment my focus is on Classic.
In a dream scenario, Blizzard woul release a server for each expansion (even the ones I wouldn't play) and each server would have a healthy population, but I know this won't happen.
Classic should always remain as a piece of video game history, a 'museum' you can go back to and experience, to see the foundation of the current game and how it was, and how popular that iteration of the game became to build what they have today.
Do I want to play the Burning Crusade era? Yes, I do, and even the Wrath of the Lich King era, but there will always be this worry of splitting the player numbers far too much -- it will not be fun for anybody.
I honestly don't even want to think about anything but Classic for now. Let's see what happens
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I'm kind of like, still keen on just vanilla. But if BC were to be implemented at any time in the future, I would personally like to see it done in the way you mentioned above, Altoholic.
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