The new zones in Battle for Azeroth have some pretty astounding heights to ascend to, this coupled with much better draw-distance than when I first started playing World of Warcraft, I’ve seen some great vistas from high up.
I do like mountainous zones in MMORPGs, and I’m was pleasantly surprised to see just how mountainous parts of Kul Tiras and Zandalar are – the maps do not necessarily indicate just how high the heights reach.
Being high up gives great views of the surrounding countryside of course, plus it allows you an unobstructed glimpse of the skybox. However, the chance to descend at speed can also be a gameplay benefit – why have ways to get down quickly but safely if there’s no high up places to use them from?
Despite the lack of flying at the moment, the established norm in WoW expansions these days, exploration and travelling around zones can be good fun. It certainly can reward the explorer with some beautiful vistas.