Blizzard to Unleash 'World of Warcraft: Legion' Animated Shorts

Blizzard Entertainment has announced a series of online animated shorts that will debut in conjunction with the upcoming "World of Warcraft" expansion "Legion."

According to Blizzard Watch, "Harbingers" will follow the legendary Illidan Stormrage as he recruits and leads a group of Demon Hunters against Azeroth's forces of the Burning Legion. The art and style is said to resemble Blizzard's previous series "Lords of War," which debuted in 2014 ahead of "Warlords of Draenor."

Like "Lords of War," "Harbingers" is said to help contextualize and elaborate on Stormrage's story, especially for more casual players in need of an Azeroth 101 refresher course.

No definite date has been given for the new series debut, but seeing as how "Legion" drops on Aug. 30, expect it much sooner than later. Among other features, the expansion includes a new continent, new player class, and an increased level cap of 110.

For those who can't wait that long, Legendary Pictures' "Warcraft" is now in theaters.

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