World of Warcraft “alive and well”, patch 5.2 is a statement of intent says dev

By Dave Cook, Tuesday, 12 March 2013 08:11 GMT

World of Warcraft’s “The Thunder King” 5.2 patch is just the beginning, Blizzard has stated in a new interview. The team feels the large raid is just the start, with similar events due to take place often, showing that the MMO isn’t being retired any time soon.

Speaking with NowGamer, Blizzard’s Greg Street said of patch 5.2, “I really want players to get the message that this is a commitment of Blizzard and the World Of Warcraft team, and this is the type of content players can expect year after year.”

He continued, making clear that WoW will be with us for some time yet, “Sometimes, there’s the risk that players say ‘gosh, this games been going on for nine years, certainly it’s winding down or it’s something Blizzard is putting out to pasture and isn’t really going to support much anymore.”

“But this huge patch is our example of no, World Of Warcraft is alive and well and as long as we keep having so many players, we will keep making the best content we can possibly make.”

The Thunder King raid event is taking place now, and you can get a full timetable of events right here:

Thanks Strategy Informer.

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