Wings for your character! And for only $19.99!!!! What a fantastic offer that fortunately turned out to be merely an April Fool's joke. At the time, by the way, among other things, a reference to the wannabe WoW killer Aion, where characters can fly around with wings. And, of course, a reference to rampant microtransactions, which WoW had still been halfway successful at keeping out of at the time.
A good nine years later, we see how times have changed. Microtransactions for tons of mounts, pets, and toys are now as much a part of WoW as Horde and Alliance, and even wings for our characters have now arrived in the game. Whether this has made our all-time favorite MMORPG a better or worse game is something everyone has to decide for themselves. But it's definitely worth noting that we're at a point today that developers used to actively mock.
WoW: New transmogrification set Grimling Wings in trailer World of Warcraft from €14.99
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