Blizzard has posted new information regarding the latest addition to the World of Warcraft Remote service. Using their iPhone, iPod or Android device players will soon be able to access guild chat, officer chat, and send whispers to guild members without even having to step a virtual foot into the game. This comes on top of the app's ability to access the action house from your mobile device already.
Keeping tabs with your guild can be a huge asset, especially for the larger guilds out there. While the AH feature has already been a hit with players, this new addition holds a lot of great potential. Running late for a raid? Just log right into guild chat and keep everyone up to date on your status. The feature will also provide access to viewing and responding to calendar events as well.
The offical statement on the matter posted in the WoW community blog can be viewed after the break.
With only the AH feature, snagging the WoW Remote service is still a good deal for those savvy auctioneers that can't always find the time that they need to be in the game itself. This new additional functionality certainly adds a huge increase in the appeal of the application. The best news to come of this so far is that there hasn't been any mention of an increase in the price of the service; which essentially means that existing users will just be getting more bang for their buck.
If you haven't picked up the WoW Remote service yet, this may very well be the thing that draws you in. Not everyone may be big into the AH game, but guilds are the social backbone supporting WoW. Having access to guild chat virtually anywhere and at anytime is a major improvement.
Hopefully this also means there will be more features to come in the future for the WoW Remote service. Banking? Mailing? Who knows what the future will hold, but it certainly looks bright.