The big happenings don't end there, of course. Read on for the usual roundup of all the major news and guides from the past week, including new patch 5.3 PTR news. Realm maintenance starts at 3:00 a.m. Pacific time this morning and is expected to last 8 hours, so you should have time.
Hot news and features
- The developers held a live chat last Thursday. We have a transcript of the questions asked and their juicy, succulent answers.
- The official BlizzCon 2013 contests have been announced.
- Did you miss out on getting a BlizzCon ticket? We have a guide to other ways to experience BlizzCon.
- Check out the latest patch 5.3 PTR notes updates for April 22.
- Check out the latest patch 5.2 live server hotfixes for April 22.
- Patch 5.3 will see a massive nerf to the scaling of PvP power.
- Select pet types may get new passive abilities for pet battling.