Happy Tuesday morning, everyone. The big news this week is, of course, the release date. We now know that we get the expansion on Sept. 25. That means we have less than two months to go until the release of Mists of Pandaria. That doesn't mean beta testing has slowed down any, though. We're still getting near-weekly patches and lots of raid testing. We've even seen the introduction of the Tillers, the FarmVille-style faction. If you haven't already, check out Dawn's write-up for an in-depth rundown of how to start your your own farm.

Downtime this week is from 3 a.m. to 11 a.m. PDT, so you'll have plenty of time to get caught up on all the latest news. Read on for our usual roundup of all the good stuff from the past seven days.

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