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World of Warcraft: Legion coming summer 2016

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World of Warcraft's sixth expansion, Legion, will be released in summer 2016, Blizzard announced today during the BlizzCon 2015 opening ceremonies.

Legion is currently available for pre-order. Those who pre-order the expansion will receive early access to the demon hunter class. The pre-order also immediately grants one character boost to level 100. You can check out the cinematic trailer, revealed today, above.

World of Warcraft: Legion will include a new continent called The Broken Isles. The level cap will be increased from level 100 to level 110, and a reworked player-versus-player honor system will also be in effect. New artifact weapons are being introduced that will allow players to customize legendary weapons.

For more, read our preview of Legion. Follow along with all the news from BlizzCon in our StoryStream.

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