Happy Tuesday, everyone. Today's Maintenance will actually be pretty painless for most of us. The servers will go down at 5am PDT, about half an hour from now, and should be up by 5:30, according to Bornakk. Aussie servers won't be going down until 5 AM AEST. However, there are a few servers that are getting some extra downtime. They will be going down until approximately 6:30 AM PDT. You can find can a list of the affected servers on the downtime post.

Even if most of us will be cruising past maintenance with minimal downtime, Tuesday morning's as good a time as any to get caught up on WoW news. The biggest news, of course, is that Season 4 is on the way, coming to us on June 24th. Read all about it here, then find out everything you need to know to get started with Season 4 at WoW Insider, starting with these articles:

It's also worth noting that the other big WoW news story this week was the oceanic PvE to PvP transfers. Not only is this the first time it's happened in 2 years, but Drysc seems to indicate that they may go even further. You can also find out how some of Thaurissan's new denizens are settling in in this week's Gamers on the Street.

Of course, even all this PvP news can't put a damper on our enthusiasm for expansion news. Here's the latest from the WoTLK front:

Other news around the web this week includes a comparison between playing WoW and watching porn, and that's just for starters.

As always, keep it here throughout the day the even more WoW news, views, and guides, and we'll see you in game on the other side of today's nice and short maintenance.

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.

Maintenance for June 17th will be short