I hope not. World of Warcraft eats your friends' souls so you have nobody to talk to when you're bored.
Well, you're in luck. Blizzard revealed that the new MMO will be a completely new franchise.
I have been playing wow for over 4 years now, and decided I needed to try something new.
Aion, from NCSoft, kicks butt! It is well done and far exceeds many things that WoW tried to do
I suggest people read about the game online and if it tickles your fancy give it a try you'll be glad you did. :biggrin: