Mists of Pandaria servers launching in Australia September 25

Blizzard will launch its World of Warcraft expansion Mists of Pandaria in Australian and New Zealand next week; details inside.

Australian and New Zealand World of Warcraft players gearing up for the World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria expansion can pre-plan their gaming schedule, with Blizzard revealing details about the launch of the game's servers.

Blizzard revealed that the servers for the new expansion will launch at 5 p.m. AEST on September 25.

Yup. It's a panda.

For reference, the server launch in local times are:

New Zealand Standard Time: 7:00 p.m.
Australian Eastern Standard Time: 5:00 p.m.
Australian Central Standard Time: 4:30 p.m.
Australian Western Standard Time: 3:00 p.m.

The game will be available for purchase at retailers on September 25 from 9 a.m. local time. The times are also listed in a post on the Battle.net forums.

The World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria expansion introduces a new playable race and continent to the seven-year-old MMO game: the Pandaren, a race of panda-like martial artists, and Pandaria, their homeland. It also bumps the level cap to 90, and adds a new monk class.

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Zorine Te

Zorine “harli” Te is GameSpot Australia's associate editor. She loves esports and anime.
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very misleading title. do the people writing this stuff even play the game?


there still located in the US but they run on australian time i belive.


I dont see any news of local servers. They only say what time the game will go live in Australia.


WoW finally got local servers? Just a tad late, Blizzard.