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World of Warcraft News - The Silence of the Spams - New Chat Feature Incoming

Posted by Suzie Ford on Jul 12, 2016  | Comments

The Silence of the Spams - New Chat Feature Incoming | World of Warcraft | MMORPG.com

With the launch of Legion, World of Warcraft players who are reported multiple times by others will be given an account-wide silence. The first offense after investigation by Blizzard will result in a 24-hour ban that doubles for each subsequent infraction. According to the site, this enables players to report those who are engaging in "inappropriate interactions on various channels".

Silenced Players Are Unable to:

Silenced Players Are Able to:

  • Talk in Instance Chat (Raid, Party, and Battlegrounds)
  • Talk in global channels that are auto joined (such as General or Trade)
  • Create Calendar Invites/Events
  • Send in-game mail
  • Send Party Invitations
  • Send War Game Invitations
  • Send Invitations to Duel
  • Update a Premade Group Listing
  • Create a New List for a Premade Group
  • Whisper to friends (both WoW friends and Battle.net Friends)
  • Reply to Whispers from Non-friends
  • Party/Raid Chat (with Invited Players)
  • Create Parties and Raids
  • Talk in Global Channels that have a moderator
  • Share Quests
  • Sign up for a pre-made group

Read more on the World of Warcraft community site.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom