Blizzard updating character models

As an added bonus, these updates will also be extended to Warlock pets that share the same models.

It’s worth mentioning, of course, that not all players are necessarily thrilled by the prospect of updates — some claim that updates often mar or even remove the original essence of a model.

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The human female above is a look at the base model, sans any emotions or expressions.

These things are left out of the base model because it "allows our animators a greater range of motion when they start posing and morphing the face into different expressions.

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"We're looking at these model revamps as a sort of 'spiritual update' to the art content that currently exists in-game -- except we're completely redoing them from scratch," wrote Wo W senior art director Chris Robinson in a blog post.

"That includes the base model, skin tone variations, customization options (e.g.Realistically though, I realise that potential updates to this particular area of the game will likely only occur if and when a future patch/raid is dedicated to fighting them — perhaps even a Caverns of Time instance that sees us visit the Scourge in its infancy?Are there particular models in-game that you’d like to see updated?The last time it took about a week to hear back from Mike before he agreed to a meeting, so I’m being patient. Many voted for new models, but it became clear that it was coming from a “nice to have” perspective with only one or two saying they would not play vanilla Wo W if the models were not updated.Many were concerned that asking Blizzard for any additional work was just going to make it that much harder to get them to agree to hosting a legacy server.Nostalrius is waiting on a definitive date for their meeting, and I’m waiting on my date to be booked with Mike.