This year Blizzard April Fools appears to have fallen even further out of favor down in Irvine. I was wondering if it showing up on Easter would change this or not. I checked the main sites as well as the forums for each of the current Blizzard games and below is all I found.
I’ll check back again later and add anything else that might pop up during the day. If I missed anything, leave a comment to let me know.
World of Warcraft
This year saw the announcement of a whole series of new “micro holidays” including:
- We’re All Elves Now!
- Future Timewalking Event
- Looking for Queue
In addition there is the traditional patch notes. This year they are listed as Preview World of Warcraft 8.0.41 Patch Notes and includes such gems as:
The drop rates of mounts from raids and dungeons have been adjusted to ensure that that one mount you’ve been farming for the past 3 years will drop immediately for the newest member of your guild.
And that was about it.
What appears to be a real post about a month-long event.
A Murloc language version of the game.
Heroes of the Storm
Too busy celebrating its 20th Anniversary yesterday. You can get SC themed items in other Blizz games this weekend.
If this effort leaves you jonesing for more, you can always look back at past years:
And so it goes. I think it might be telling that the official Blizzard April Fool’s archive stops at 2015.