Blizzard believes players will “come around” to Pandaria

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 24 October 2011 02:16 GMT

Blizzard isn’t worried about a negative reaction to the World of Warcraft Mists of Pandaria expansion, announced at Blizzcon this weekend.

“I think people will come around once they start playing it in the game,” lead encounter designher Scott Mercer told GameInformer.

“You’ve seen in the demo that they’re so charismatic. Playing a monk is amazing. Pandaria is gorgeous. I think it’s just a matter of time for some people.

“They have preconceived notions about how cool pandas can be. But Blizzard pandas are awesome, so I’m not worried about that.”

Check out our full report on the news and announcements from Blizzcon’s opening ceremony, and the expansion announce trailer below.

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