# World of Warcraft Battle for Azeroth (2018) Video Games special features | comparisons
Join the Battle for Azeroth and set sail to exotic, new lands amidst a world divided. The futures of the Horde and Alliance will be remade in the fires of war.
Azeroth paid a terrible price to end the apocalyptic march of the Legion’s crusade—but even as the world’s wounds are tended, it is the shattered trust between the Alliance and Horde that may prove hardest to mend. As this age-old conflict reignites, gather your allies and champion your faction’s cause—for Azeroth’s future will be forged in the fires of war.
Enter a World Divided
Experience the relentless conflict at the heart of the Warcraft saga. Quest to level 120, play through six new zones filled with new World Quests, new World Bosses, new raids and more. You determine whether the Horde or Alliance will shape Azeroth’s future.
Recruit Allied Races
Explore Azeroth as one of six new playable Allied Races, including four you’ve encountered in your campaign against the Legion. Embark on a quest to earn their favor and unlock each race, adding their strength to your faction. Create a new character and complete the full leveling experience to earn a distinctive Heritage Armor set.
Plunder Uncharted Islands
Set sail for the previously unmapped isles of Azeroth. Battle in groups of three as you race against cunning rival intruders—or enemy players—to collect the island’s resources. Constantly evolving challenges await as you traverse frozen landscapes near Northrend, open the mysterious gates of an abandoned Gilnean castle, navigate a war between elementals and more.
Storm the Warfronts
Head to the frontlines and take part in a large-scale 20-player cooperative Warfront to claim a key strategic location. Build up your faction’s forces, lead the charge as your troops lay siege to the objective, and battle fight the against enemy commanders as they make their last stand in this new PvE mode inspired by classic Warcraft RTS battles.
Release date: August 13, 2018
Best Sellers Rank: #1,235 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games) , #23 in Video Games > PC Games > PC Games , #28 in Video Games > PC Games > Digital Games & DLC , #112 in Video Games > Digital Games
Directors: Alex Afrasiabi, Ion Hazzikostas
Stars: Abigail Marlowe, Abraham Benrubi, Abubakar Salim
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Genre(s): Role-Playing, Massively Multiplayer
# of players: Massively Multiplayer
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A new conflict erupts between the Alliance and the Horde causing Teldrassil to be burnt down by the Horde and the Forsaken capital of the Undercity to be controlled by the alliance.
Azeroth paid a terrible price to end the apocalyptic march of the Legion’s crusadebut even as the world’s wounds are tended, it is the shattered trust between the Alliance and Horde that may prove hardest to mend. As this age-old conflict reignites, join your allies and champion your faction’s causeAzeroth’s future will be forged in the fires of war.