Gear matching in battlegrounds

We've heard official word that the game is going to receive some sort of gear matching system for battlegrounds -- a system that will hopefully try to match up players based on the quality of their gear as well as their level. Theoretically, this would prevent twinks in all level brackets from simply steamrolling green-geared players who are taking a break from leveling up, as well as separating fully epiced out players from those brand new to 60 or 70. And a more challenging battleground match is more fun for all of us, right? And while we still lack any details on how such a system might work, we do have confirmation from Drysc that we should expect to see it in-game with the next major content patch (no, this wouldn't be 2.0.7). Great! Now we can move on to speculation as to when that might be...

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.