MMO Year in Review: WoW’s legacy server snarl (April 2016)

    
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This year, we’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we head into 2017.

There’s nothing for it: The legacy server debate consumed the month of April, at least in MMORPG land. Beginning with the cease-and-desist-prompted sunset of the popular World of Warcraft vanilla emulator Nostalrius server, we were dragged along from petitions and meetings to “pristine servers” and even Mark Kern in a saga that continues still in December.

EVE Online was also beset by World War Bee, which actually began back in March but had all but played out by the end of April.

Read on for the month’s whole review!

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