During the BlizzCon 2019 presentation, Blizzard unveiled World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, an expansion coming in 2020.The Shadowlands features five zones: Bastion, Maldraxxus, Ardenweald, Revendreth, and the Maw. The first four are overseen by Covenants corresponding to specific kinds of souls. The Kyrian (Bastian) watch over souls from the mortal realm. The Night Fae (Ardenweald) defend nature spirits. The Necrolords forge undead warriors for the Shadowlands. Players will create a bond with one of the Covenants, completing their campaign and class-specific abilities and more.
The expansion also includes a new leveling system, new appearance options and the ability for pandaren and all allied races to become Death Knights.