World of Warcraft is about to be overrun by corgis

The role-playing game introduces its cuddliest creature yet.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Aug 7, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 7:38 pm CDT

In news that may interest people who struggle to comprehend their partners’ immersion in MMORPGsWorld of Warcraft is set to unleash man’s new best friend: a “Molten Corgi.”

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The pup is just one part of the November festivities planned for WoW’s 10th anniversary, which will include nostalgia-based rematches and one-time raiding opportunities. It’s also obviously the best:

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Anyone who logs in during the 10-year anniversary event will also be able to claim a feisty, fiery new pet: the Molten Corgi! Just think of the corgi-parade potential when you and your friends summon these wee waddling balls of fire for a walk.

via Battle.net

I don’t know what’s more amazing: that it took a full decade for Blizzard Entertainment to conceive this delightful in-game companion, or that people were willing to play all those years without one.

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H/T Polygon | Photo via Battle.net

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*First Published: Aug 7, 2014, 5:38 pm CDT