Attack of the Fanboy

World of Warcraft 5.0.4 goes live

by William Schwartz


World of Warcraft patch 5.0.4 is live, and it adds a number of interesting features to Blizzard’s juggernaut of an MMO. Blizzard recently announced the arrival of the new patch and features via on the World of Warcraft blog. Some of the new features for 5.0.4 can be found below.

New Talent System – The World of Warcraft talent system has been redesigned to allow for unique core ability and specialization choices.

Class Changes – Many changes to character classes, including an array of new spells and abilities.

Glyphs – Glyphs have been redesigned to be more specialized, while offering players fun and cosmetic customization options.

Account-wide Mounts, Pets, and Achievements – Players now have access to (nearly) all the mounts, pets, and achievements they’ve earned across all their characters under one account.

Area of Effect (AOE) Looting – Looting has never been easier.

Theramore’s Fall Scenario – The first two Scenarios (one for Horde and one for Alliance) will be available for players to take on shortly before launch.

Cross-Realm Zones – Cross-realm zones are a new technology enabling players to meet up and group with other players in underpopulated areas of the game world.

BattleTag Support –Your BattleTag is a permanent, non-unique, account-wide nickname that serves as your identity when staying connected to other players using’s powerful social features.

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