- Aug 25, 2020
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Blizzard has announced that it has postponed its upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands livestream that was originally planned for June 9. Blizzard says that now is not the right time for the event and will announce more details at a later date.
Blizzard had previously announced that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will not be hosting a physical BlizzCon event this year. While the company said that a digital alternative is being planned for early 2021, the company also announced a livestream event to detail more of its upcoming World of Warcraft: shadowland expansion. The original event would feature executive producer John Hight and game director Ion Hazzikostas as they provide a new look into WoW's next expansion. [ignvideo url="https://www.ign.com/videos/2019/11/01/world-of-warcraft-shadowlands-expansion-cinematic-trailer"] Announced at BlizzCon 2019, Shadowlands is WoW's eight expansion. Set in the world of the dead, one notable feature is that Shadowlands will reduce the level cap to 60 from 120, rather than raise it. IGN will provide an updated date when it is announced. [poilib element="accentDivider"] Matt Kim is a reporter for IGN.More important voices than ours need to be heard, and now is the time to listen.
We are postponing our upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands livestream planned for June 9, and will share more details about the expansion in the future. — World of Warcraft (@Warcraft) June 5, 2020