WoW Dragonflight Release Date – Launch Time, Pre-Patch, and What’s New


The anticipation of the new World of Warcraft expansion has us all at the edge of our seats, as the release is just around the corner! In the chaos of the expansion excitement, we’ve created a WoW Dragonflight release date guide to help keep you informed on when the new expansion drops, along with what’s included in it. We’ve also done our research on the thrilling pre-patch details, so stick around for that!

World of Warcraft is a massively multiplayer RPG set in a fantasy realm. Despite being released in November of 2004, the game still has quite the fandom, which the developers have kept well fed with their expansions throughout the years. 18 years later, Blizzard Entertainment is bringing players their latest dose of the game in the form of Dragonflight.

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WoW Dragonflight Release Date

Now, let’s finally get onto the details of when this expansion is dropping, what it includes, and when a pre-patch release will launch…

Release Date

If you’re dying to get your hands on the new expansion of WoW, then you’ll be happy to know that the confirmed release date for Dragonflight is November 28/29. You might wonder why there’s two dates for one release, but we’ll explain in a second!

Launch Time

The expansion launches globally at the same time, meaning depending on which timezone you are in, you will be getting Dragonflight on different dates. We’ll list the confirmed times below…

  • America (PST): November 28 at 3:00 PM
  • Europe (CET): November 29 at 12:00 AM
  • Korea (KST): November 29 at 8:00 AM
  • ANZ (AEDT): November 29 at 10:00 AM

Hopefully this clears up any confusion that you may have, and your mind is now at ease on the exact release date and time of the new expansion in your local time zone.

Pre-Patch Details

Desperate to try out the new system? Then you’re in luck, as the pre-patch release dates for Dragonflight have been long announced and long passed, meaning you can play it right now! Phase 1 released on the 25thOctober, with Phase 2 following shortly on the 15th November. Not even a month in-between! Aren’t we spoiled?

Below, we’ll include a list of everything that was added in each pre-patch phase.

Phase 1 Pre-Patch

  • New Talent Systems
  • New Race/Class Combinations
  • Customisable User Interface
  • New Accessibility Features
  • PVP: Rated Solo Shuffle

Phase 2 Pre-Patch

  • New Class and New Race: Dracthyr Evoker
  • New Dracthyr Starter Zone: Forbidden Reach
  • Pre-Patch Event: Primal Storms
  • Revamped Dungeon: Uldaman: Legacy Of Tyr

What’s New With Dragonflight?

We’ll now include a list of what the new update brings, although we’re sure you’ve been hearing whispers and rumours throughout the WoW community for a long time.

The new Dragonflight update includes…

  • New Maximum Level: 70
  • Dragon Isles new world and levelling content
  • Dragonriding
  • Updated professions
  • New dungeons
  • New raid

For more information about the new Dragonflight expansion, check out the game’s official website.

That will just about do it for this release date guide. Make sure to grab the game from the top of the page and to check out the related articles in paragraph three.

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