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Blizzard fans have dreamed for years of watching movies or animated series from the studio’s biggest franchises. The developer has surprised us with animated shorts and spectacular cutscenes, so many are hopeful that Blizzard will venture into that field.
Fortunately, Blizzard will make the wish of its followers come true, as it confirmed that it is working on an animated series. You should know that this is a short production and that its objective is to promote Shadowlands, the next expansion for World of Warcraft.
If the idea excites you, you can mark your calendar now, as Blizzard has confirmed the date for the reveal of its animated series. The best of all is that, as we already mentioned, there is very little left for its presentation, as it will be part of gamescom 2020.
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Blizzard confirmed that it is preparing an animated series that will consist of 4 parts. The first of them will be revealed in the framework of Opening Night Live, a show with which gamescom 2020 will officially start.
According to the details, the series is called Afterlives (The Beyond, in Spanish) and will tell us details about the Pacts, who lead Bastion, Maldraxxus, Ardenweald and Revendreth, the Shadowlands regions.
“Just as our choices determine who we are in our lives, they also mark the paths we take in the afterlife. Prepare to enter 4 realms of Shadowlands and discover the journeys that souls undertake once they cross the eternal veil ”, says its description.
Players will be able to watch the reveal on August 27 at 1:00 PM Mexico City time. Blizzard shared a teaser trailer that gives us a preview of the production. You can see it below:
Thursday, don’t miss the world premieres of Afterlives, a original @warcraft animated series from @blizzard_ent during @gamescom #OpeningNightLive.
Thursday at 8 pm CEST / 2 pm ET / 11 am PT at https://t.co/FjoDbKUBkl pic.twitter.com/ZbeT3Ab1LT
If you are waiting for the new expansion of the MMO, we remind you that its launch is planned for the fall of this year. Shadowlands will debut an incredible collector’s edition that will cost $ 119.99 USD.
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