WoW Expansion Move To January Release

Blizzard Entertainment today announced that the release date for World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade has being pushed back to January 2007. By adding a few extra weeks to the development cycle beyond its original target date, Blizzard will be able to extend the closed beta test and further refine the new content that will ship with the game.

We appreciate the enthusiasm surrounding World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, and we’re excited about putting the finishing touches on all of the new content,” said Mike Morhaime, president and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “We feel confident that the extra time spent polishing the game will result in the high-quality experience that our players expect and deserve.

Further information on specific worldwide release dates, pricing, and other details will be announced in the near future.