(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – World of Warcraft’s upcoming expansion, Warlords of Draenor, will be receiving a universal on/off switch for PvP, announced Blizzard Entertainment on the Battle.net forum.
Responding to a post stating that PvP needs to be voluntary, Blizzard community manager, “Bashiok”, stated that the ”systems that can cause someone to flag can absolutely at times be involuntary, which is notably frustrating.”
“In any case we are continuing toward a goal of a PvP on/off toggle for players on PvE realms to be added in Warlords of Draenor, which would absolutely and in all situations allow someone to refrain from becoming flagged regardless of their actions. Heals toward flagged players would fail, coalescing to PvP realms wouldn’t be possible, misclicks and AoE’s would never damage a flagged opponent, etc. It’s actually quite a bit of work because of all the systems involved, but it’s still something we think PvE players should have, and how the game should work for them.”
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor is set to be released in 2014, with a beta test coming soon.