November 13 – Warlords of Draenor expansion released in North America and Europe.

  • Level cap raised to 100.
  • Continent of Draenor added.
  • Garrison System introduced.


February 24 – Patch 6.1 Released

  • New Character Models: Blood Elf
  • Twitter Integration
    • Characters can now send Tweets for items, achievements, and screenshots from within the game client using the /share command.
  • New Heirloom Collections Tab
  • Garrison, Follower and Building changes
    • New Garrison Visitors
    • Summon a Raid or World Boss
    • New Garrison Music Box
    • New Garrison Vendor
    • New Follower Trait: Treasure Hunter
    • Garrison Followers
    • Follower Missions
    • Follower Mission UI Improvements
    • Garrison Buildings changes

Ian Hazzikostas and Josh Allen (Lore) present Q&A and retrieve some respect for Blizzard.

June 23 – Patch 6.2 – Fury of Hellfire released

  • Zone Unlocked: The Invasion of Tanaan Jungle
  • New Garrison Feature:
    • Shipyard
    • Naval Missions
  • New Raid: Hellfire Citadel
  • New Dungeon Difficulty: Mythic
  • Bonus Events
    • Timewalking
  • Adventure Guide
  • Legendary Ring Quest Line

Cory Stockton undoes the previous good work of Kazzikostas and Lore in what was widely taken as another “f~ck you” to the community.