Wizard 101 players recently received a jolt of excitement as they were told to expect "a big announcement coming soon from Merle Ambrose." Soon enough, the rumors started to fly. Would it be the official announcement that outlined the new areas or new expansion? Would some new creatures be paraded around for all to see? Then, the announcement came:

"Wizards from every school and many worlds of the Spiral are ready to set forth on grand new adventures with their loyal pets alongside them, with exciting new activities and fresh challenges soon to come. This spring, pets will be able to do more than you have ever dared hope! These fine creatures will serve alongside you in wonderful new ways, taking you to unseen parts of familiar worlds, worlds beyond those you know! When asked to elaborate, Ambrose replied cryptically, "The answer you seek may be in the stars... or it just might be there alongside you."

But what did the announcement mean? While Kingsisle Entertainment hinted obviously at new pets that did more than ever before, how would players utilize them? How much would they cost? Would it be some new sort of Pokemon type arena fighting, or perhaps the pets would serve as a key to new lands? Players are all waiting for the next official announcement, hoping for something more to chew on. What do you think? Could this be a series of clues into the next expansion, or a glimpse into something much, much larger?

This article was originally published on Massively.
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