Here’s Blizzard’s roundup of the latest story developments in Battle for Azeroth covering Jaina’s epic arrival at Lordaeron up to the new zone intros. This article contains spoilers!
The official preview covers the Alliance attack on Lordaeron, Anduin confronting Sylvanas, Jaina’s journey to Kul Tiras, and reunion with her mother Katherine.
In the Horde intro to Zandalar, Talanji’s ship is attacked by an Alliance fleet. She prays to Rezan for aid and the mighty Loa of Kings helps them reach Zandalar just in the nick of time.
If you haven’t been following the recent influx of cinematics, check out this article to see Jaina’s visions, Bwonsamdi’s deal with King Rastakhan, and the Zandalar Forever cinematic. The Alliance finale available to players that have finished Kul Tourist can be found here.
SPOILERS AHEAD!!! Turn back now if you have yet to play through the Siege of Lordaeron or journey to Kul Tiras or Zandalar.
The Battle for Azeroth has begun, and for those interested in the latest story developments, we’ve curated the in-game cinematics from the Siege of Lordaeron event through the first arrival of the Horde in Zandalar and Alliance in Kul Tiras.
THE SIEGE OF LORDAERON
After the tragic events in Darnassus, the Alliance rallied their troops to descend upon Lordaeron. Their mission: take Sylvanas Windrunner, warchief of the Horde, to task for the innocent lives claimed in Teldrassil.
Overwhelmed by the relentlessness of the Horde, all seems lost—until Jaina Proudmoore arrives to help turn the tide.
A confrontation between the leadership of the Alliance and the Horde was inevitable, and history is once again made in the throne room of Lordaeron. Witness the events from the viewpoint of the Alliance and the Horde.
ARRIVAL TO KUL TIRAS AND ZANDALAR
Not all reunions lead to a warm receptions and loving embraces. Some rifts are not easily overcome—and for Jaina Proudmoore and the Alliance, the journey to Kul Tiras will prove to be a test of resolve.
Having escaped from the Stormwind Stockade, Princess Talanji and her new Horde companions must outrun the Alliance ships closely in pursuit if they want to arrive safely in Zandalar. She just needs a little help from the loa Rezan.