Blizzard Apologizes For Warlords of Draenor Launch Issues With Free Subscription Time
An additional five days to be added to active players' accounts.
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Blizzard has issued a formal apology for the server issues which plagued the launch of the Warlords of Draenor expansion. Posting on the official Battle.net forums, World of Warcraft executive producer and vice president J. Allen "Nethaera" Brack apologized for issues users encountered at launch and announced that five days extra subscription time would be added to active players' accounts.
The subscription extension will apply to all accounts in the Americas, Oceania, and Europe which were active on November 14. To combat the high queues and other gameplay issues, Blizzard is continuing to implement "the new instancing tech" which will increase the available population of servers to "double the prelaunch capacity."
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor's release last week was plagued by server woes, which saw some players queuing for extended periods of time in order to login. Although that did not stop several players from hitting the level 100 cap hours after launch.
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