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WoW: 'Defense of the Alehouse' footage surfaces, hints at MOBA PvP feature

World of Warcraft could be getting a MOBA-themed update in Blizzard's 5.2 patch, according to leaked footage of a top-down battlefield. See it after the break.

The 'Defense of the Alehouse' battleground was unearthed by WoWSerbia, which posted the following footage:

Cover image for YouTube video

Wow Insider then reported that the map is part of Blizzard's 5.2 update, and posted an image of a map overview, suggesting it could be suitable for up to ten players at once.

What do you make of this one readers? Is Blizzard looking to cash in on the MOBA gravy train in the wake of DotA 2, LoL and others? Let us know below.

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