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World of Warcraft Rumor May Have Legs Thanks To Newest Leak

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World of Warcraft's upcoming 8.3 update has been the speculation of much rumor the past month or so. A new batch of leaked screenshots might give some credibility to the previous Shadowlands rumor.

Posted on MMO Champion, the screenshots "leaked" show what is being speculated as coming from an upcoming cinematic. The screenshot is originally from 4Chan from an alleged pack with afterlife themes. 

Along with the screenshots is a ton of speculation of the upcoming 8.3 World of Warcraft patch, showcasing some of the story beats players can expect to see if the rumor turns out to be true. So potential spoilers ahead if you're bent on reading some of it!

The leak speaks of an upcoming raid taking place after the end of the Azshara raid. Sylvanas is planning her attack on Stormwind and launches a raid on Thunder Bluff as a feint to distract form her true aim. According to the rumor, this culminates in a new 10-man raid to retake Stormwind from Sylvanas' grasp, with Horde and Alliance fighting alongside popular characters in Elwynn and Stormwind itself. 

As stated, this is speculation as nothing concrete has been announced by Blizzard as of yet. Let us know what you think of these rumors in comments below!


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore