Happy Tuesday morning, everyone. The patch 5.4 PTR is getting firmly established, of course, and there's new news anymore, but there's a lot of stuff going on outside there, from patch 5.3 hotfixes to congress getting in our business. Downtime is limited to rolling restarts at 7 a.m. PDT, with some servers having a small downtime from 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. PDT, but with all this news to read, you could use a few minutes off anyway. Read on for our usual roundup.
Hot news and features
- Check out the latest patch 5.4 PTR note updates, now with more class changes.
- Check out the latest patch 5.3 hotfixes for June 21.
- The Mobile AH is down indefinitely to deal with suspected hacks.
- The seasonal battle pet, the Qiraji Guardling, is now available for battle and capture in game. Gets yours before they leave for the year.
- You have until tomorrow to enter to win a copy of the World of Warcraft: Dark Riders graphic novel from WoW Insider.
- The 2013 Midsummer Fire Festival is here, and we have a guide to the achievements.
- The first round of testing for the Siege of Orgrimmar raid has been announced.
- Patch 5.4 will bring a tie-breaking feature to PvP arenas in the form of a 1000% damage buff.
- Check out footage of the Timeless Isle, a new zone in patch 5.4.
- Gamon gets a bit of a spotlight in patch 5.4.
- Want a peek at patch 5.4 lore? Check out these spoiler-filled sound files.