8 more realms merge in World of Warcraft today

Eight more realms are merging today into four pairs for the still-kicking MMORPG World of Warcraft, Blizzard announced in a post on Battle.net

The realms being merged are:

  • Azjol-Nerub and Khaz Modan
  • Eldre'Thalas and Korialstrasz
  • Farstriders and Silverhand
  • Spinebreaker and Wildhammer

Maintenance began at 8 a.m. ET today and should last until 4 p.m. ET. There's still more realms that will be merged, and the next planned date is Thursday, February 27 for the following realms:

  • Alexstrasza and Terokkar
  • Cenarion Circle and Sisters of Elune
  • Exodar and Medivh
  • Frostwolf and Vashj
  • Gorefiend and Spinebreaker/Wildhammer
  • Gundrak and Jubei'Thos
  • Mug'thol and Dragonmaw/Akama.

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