Recorded Sunday, August 14, 2022 2000
Ctrl Alt WoW Episode 758 - Remote Auction House Returns
Aprillian, Constraxx, Grand Nagus and guest hosts discuss another week of playing World of Warcraft, Blizzard's greatest MMORPG. The show features audio segments and email submissions from our lovely listeners. Guild Round up from Constraxx.
If you want to join the conversations on the show, we have a live chat room with in-game giveaways moderated by chatroom-guru Constraxx. We record Live on our Twitch.tv page twitch.tv/ctrlaltwowpodcast
We also have an ongoing contest. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org telling us how you play WoW, either as an altoholic or dealing with it in your family life to be placed in a drawing for a WoW Pet or an Authenticator.
This week in WoW:
Free T-Shirt Day (Tuesday)
ENDING Tuesday (reset) :
Fated Raids Sanctum of Domination Ends
Shadowland Dungeon Timewalking Ends
PvP Brawl Cooking Impossible Ends
BEGINS Tuesday (reset):
Fated Raids Sepulcher of the First Ones Begins
Timewalking Legion Begins
PvP Brawl Temple of Hotmogu
This week in FFXIV:
Moogle Treasure Trove Event
ABK Earnings report:
Blizzard’s numbers are catastrophic!
Revenue down 28%, bookings down 15% and net income is down 68%.
MAUs only went up (year over year) by roughly 1 million from 26 to 27 million.
From Q1 to Q2 ‘22 MAUs went up from 22 to 27 million, likely due to Diablo: Immortal.
Diablo: Immortal had 30 million installs, so Blizzard tells us.
Quarter over Quarter there is an increase of MAUs of 5 million.
China launch was delayed, so we’ll see other MAU numbers at the next earnings report.
FFXIV released a starting guide video series:
The link to the Official Starter Guide Website:
The link to the introductory Video of the series:
FINAL FANTASY XIV: Starter Guide Series - Episode 1: The Adventure Begins
Letter from the Producer LIVE LXXII:
Link to 6.2 special website here.
Launch date: 23 August, 2022. (Likely to have a 24h maintenance period ahead of launch)
New Trial. (Trials are one boss mini Raids, Onyxia style, though without any trash ahead of the bossfight)
New Unreal Trial (Unreal is a difficulty setting).
New Raid wing for the 8man raid with bosses 5-8.
New feature: Island Sanctuary.
Main Scenario Revisions - Duty Support system expanded through 3.0 and some Duties and Trials reworked to better fit the modern play style of today.
LIVE version of Adventurer Plates are going live.
What We've Been Doing:
Scooped up a rocket chicken on BMAH for 205k relist for 400k on another server.
Erleuchtung has earned Breaking the Sound Barrier for 4250 gold.
My neighbor gave me a gift, an item I needed to craft the letter box so I can receive mail at my house.
I may have just seen the twitch notification that the podcast was live and may have just remembered that I had forgotten to submit a thing. All good now! ^_^
This week I have a little audio from my adventures and a Blast from the Past from episode 450. Enjoy!
Each week GrandNagus takes a closer look at Final Fantasy XIV!
You can find GrandNagus on Twitter @GrandNagus1, or by email at email@example.com
Guild Updates: August 8 to August 14
Last week’s 60’s:
Time Flies When You’re Having Fun:
Guild Chat App - Discord
Trying a 24/7 chat app for guildies to join and just keep in contact and have chats with during IRL :) Also has a voice channel just like vent/mumble! And very easy to use! :)
The App is Discord - https://discord.gg/0gr8ON8GpXJQrJHy
And we have a CtrlAltWoW Server - so check out the link above for invite.
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