World of Warcraft Job Openings, Diablo Immortal Development Update

World of Warcraft Job Openings
Blizzard has posted over 20 new job openings for World of Warcraft. Highlights include a new post for an Associate Game Director and three new posts on the Combat Team.

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker)
World of Warcraft Job Openings

  • Software Engineer, Engine Tools
  • Class/Combat Designer
  • Game Designer, PvP Content
  • Class/Combat Designer, Tuning
  • Senior Software Engineer, Engine
  • Mid/Senior Encounter Designer
  • Senior Technical Artist
  • Knowledge Manager
  • Software Engineer, Engine
  • Content Designer
  • Sound Designer
  • Quest Designer
  • Principal Game Designer
  • Senior Visual Development Artist, Environments
  • Senior Software Engineer, Tools (Server)
  • Senior Software Engineer, WoW Classic
  • Technical Designer
  • Associate Game Producer, Engineering
  • Associate Production Director
  • Associate Game Director

Brian Holinka, Lead Combat Designer on World of Warcraft, shared that these new positions will be used to grow the team.

Patch 9.1 Hotfixes – August 4, 2021

Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Classes

  • Death Knight
    • Fixed an issue with the healing from Death Coil not reducing the cooldown of Apocalypse and Army of the Dead when talented into Army of the Damned.
  • Monk
    • Mistweaver
      • Fixed an issue that prevented Peaceweaver (PvP Talent) from applying to targets in Smoke Bomb.

Dungeons and Raids

  • Tazavesh, the Veiled Market
    • Fixed an issue where players could get stuck under a shipwreck in the Stormheim section.
  • Timewalking
    • Fixed an issue where an incorrect amount of experience was being awarded when completing a Timewalking dungeon.

Burning Crusade Classic

  • Midsummer Fire Festival
    • “A Thief’s Reward” is now available after returning the flames of all major enemy city’s bonfires.

Diablo Immortal Development Update
Blizzard has posted a development update for Diablo Immortal, sharing that several changes will be coming to the game based on feedback gathered from the community during the closed alpha.

Blizzard has also announced that Diablo Immortal is now planned for release in the first half of 2022, which will allow the Diablo team to add substantial improvements to the whole game, provide controller support, as well as make content more accessible and engaging.

Best and Worst Mythic+ Dungeons to Complete on Sanguine, Storming, Tyrannical Weeks

Welcome to this weeks dungeons. Sanguine, Storming, Tyrannical, and Tormented are this week’s affixes! As far as Tyrannical weeks go, this week is not too bad. Sanguine can be moderately difficult in some situations, but a lot of the meta specs have displacements of some kind that can assist in sanguine management. Additionally, using taunts at some points can assist in sanguine management too.

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August 4th Hotfixes – Experience from Timewalking Dungeons Fixed

In tonight’s hotfixes, Blizzard has addressed the bug which yielded massive amounts of experience from Timewalking dungeons.

BlizzardClasses

Death Knight

Fixed an issue with the healing from Death Coil not reducing the cooldown of Apocalypse and Army of the Dead when talented into Army of the Damned.

Monk

Mistweaver

Fixed an issue that prevented Peaceweaver (PvP Talent) from applying to targets in Smoke Bomb.

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Blizzard’s World of Warcraft Combat Team is Expanding – Hiring for Three New Positions

Blizzard has announced that they are expanding their World of Warcraft Combat Team, hiring for three new positions. It is important to note that these positions are additions to the Combat Team, not replacements for existing roles.

Class/Combat Designer – World of Warcraft

This job involves designing/implementing/maintaining player spells and abilities in World of Warcraft. We want creative people who focus on delivering the fantasy of our classes through gameplay.

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Burning Crusade PTR Notes – Outland Faction PvP Gear Coming in Phase 2, Honor Not Reset Before Season 2

Blizzard has updated the Burning Crusade Classic PTR notes, noting that Outland Faction PvP gear will be coming in Phase 2 and Honor will not reset before Season 2.

PTR Update
August 4, 2021PvP RewardsOutland factions’ PvP gear now unlocks with Phase 2 and requires Revered reputation to purchase.

These are items sold in Thrallmar, Honor Hold, Cenarion Expedition, The Sha’tar, Lower City, and the Keepers of Time.

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Huge Experience Gains from Timewalking Dungeons Make Leveling Faster

This week the World Event is Outland Timewalking Dungeon Event. As a player reported on Reddit, currently Timewalking Dungeons are giving a higher amount of experience than expected.

Time walking dungeons are giving like 450k+ exp per dungeon at 50+, if you’re levelign an alt here’s a heads up. I just went from 55 to 60 in 3 dungeons.

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Get ilvl 226 Loot and Warglaive Transmog from Burning Crusade Timewalking

Burning Crusade Timewalking is active for the week, plus you can get 50% bonus reputation gains from creatures and quests associated with the TBC expansion. You can also get ilvl 226 loot from the weekly quest and Black Temple bosses, as well as Arsenal: The Warglaives of Azzinoth transmog on your Demon Hunter!

With Burning Crusade back, players can purchase Reins of the Eclipse Dragonhawk, Mark of the Ashtongue, Fractured Necrolyte Skull, Ever-Shifting Mirror, and Verdant Throwing Sphere.

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