World of Warcraft exploit leaves entire cities dead

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 8 October 2012 01:31 GMT

World of Warcraft was struck by an alarming exploit this weekend, with whole cities of both NPCs and player characters struck instantly dead.

You can see the so-called “city exploit” in action below as a first level Priest tackles the entire population of Stormwind.

Blizzard was quick to issue a hotfix but is still looking to dish out punishment to the source of the malady.

“As with any exploit, we are taking this disruptive action very seriously and conducting a thorough investigation. If you have information relating to this incident, please email hacks@blizzard.com,” a community mamanger requested.

“We apologize for the inconvenience some of you experienced as a result of this and appreciate your understanding.”

Thanks, Joystiq.

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