WoW Patch 10.2.6 Plunderstorm Brings Battle Royale to WoW

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WoW Patch 10.2.6 Plunderstorm Brings Battle Royale to WoW

WoW Patch 10.2.6 Plunderstorm is coming and it's, of course, a Battle Royale.


After a long wait, patch 10.2.6 Plunderstorm has been officially announced. And, honestly, it's probably not what most people expected. A 60-player limited-time Battle Royale mode for Modern WoW. Just you, and 59 other players, going into battle. The goal is simple, loot plunder and service.

Each match lasts 10–15 minutes with 60 players per match, the winner is the last person standing at the end. You'll level up and acquire new abilities and spells. These can be done by killing enemies, looting chests in the world, and by avoid the storm.

You can read the full 10.2.6 patch notes here.

Patch 10.2.6 Plunderstorm

The Battle Royale takes place in the Arathi Highlands (as shown below). The map is full of new challenges, enemies, and events

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How to play WoW Plunderstorm

  1. Launch Battle.net on your PC
  2. Click World of Warcraft at the top and install the Modern WoW client
  3. Once Modern WoW is open you need to select Plunderstorm
  4. Create a new character here
  5. Choose between solo or with friends and head into battle

Patch 10.2.6 Rewards

Players can earn cosmetics, pets, titles, and mounts as they progress through the reward track, including a majestic Plunderlord parrot mountBubbles the crab petswashbuckling cosmetics, and more. A victory is not required to claim the spoils of a well-fought fight.

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WoW Patch 10.2.6 Plunderstorm Brings Battle Royale to WoW
David Hollingsworth
David has written for games media outlets for the last ten years. With his first major esports role being with Esports News UK covering mostly UK League of Legends. David is also a member of the British Esports Association and is an advisor to them on World of Warcraft Esports. More recently David has worked for Esports Insider and Red Bull as an esports journalist. David later became Editor at ESTNN and now leads the current team.