New servers (must be Thursday!)

From the continuing-battles-against-queues department, I bring you the following tidbit. Six new realms are now open, forming their own new battlegroup, Emberstorm. The realms are closed to transfers for six months and the gates of AQ are starting out closed. Ordinn says that a few more realms are planned to be opened next week, in addition to an unspecified number when the Burning Crusade hits the streets, though he says "the exact timing will depend on the amount of those new and return players."

The new realms open now are as follows:

Antonidas - PVE
Pacific

Nazgrel - PVE
Eastern

Nordrassil - PVE
Pacific

Rivendare - PVP
Pacific

Shandris - PVE
Eastern

Tortheldrin - PVP
Eastern

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.