World of Warcraft Classic, a server that will run the classic, vanilla version of the game was announced at BlizzCon 2017. No release date was given for the server, but it’s in development.
After the reveal of the vanilla server, the latest expansion, Battle for Azeroth was announced. It will expand the story in the battle between the Horde and the Alliance. The trailer showed off a new continent and the evolving conflict between the two factions. Battle for Azeroth will feature new dungeons, warfronts, allied races, raids, and uncharted areas to explore. More information will be revealed in upcoming WOW panels during BlizzCon. The new expansion is also playable for people at the show.
The World of Warcraft portion of the opening ceremony closed with the reveal of the opening cinematic for Battle of Azeroth.