Over the previous a number of years, Blizzard has been tweaking the choices and experiences obtainable in WoW, from saying cross-faction grouping and even guilds, and now, cross-realm queuing. Possibly your folks are on one other server and also you don’t need to pay for a switch, (or can’t, if it’s closed) in any other case switch over. Now the doorways are open on each trendy World of Warcraft and Wrath of the Lich King Basic.
CM Kaivax made the announcement at this time, saying that the work had been accomplished to let this feature now be a actuality:
“With a configuration change that’s now reside, we’ve made it doable for cross-realm teams of gamers to queue collectively for Arenas and Battlegrounds.”
With the announcement additionally got here a hyperlink on easy methods to queue up with somebody who’s on one other server. You are able to do this with anybody on one other realm in the identical area you’re in. There are restrictions relying on what you’re trying to do and which model of WoW you’re in although.
For these enjoying World of Warcraft, you may queue for dungeons, battlegrounds, and raids. In Wrath of the Lich King Basic (and solely this newest model of Basic), you may queue for battlegrounds and arenas, however not dungeons or raids. Nonetheless, it’s another choice that opens up the chances and removes simply a few limits.
Group response to the announcement that this was now doable was unsurprisingly blended, with some calling for PvP LFG to additionally work cross-realm, and others saying that this doesn’t go far sufficient. Some have been additionally calling for cross-realm play to be added for PvE content material. Whereas there’s nothing of the kind introduced simply but, with the group including alternative ways to play with others on completely different servers and even in different factions, it is likely to be a chance someday.