US servers come up approximately 6 hours before EU servers come down; 9 hours if it’s a minor maintenance
this means US servers get their new patch content 6 hours before EU servers even begin prepping for its arrival
tag your patch day spoilers
there’s only 1 thing worse than being sat around with nothing to do but wait while your USA friends are frolicking in the new zones, and that’s having all the fun taken out of it by seeing every single easter egg on your dash 5 times before your servers even go down.
Reblogging but I doubt anyone will remember this in time for 5.4, which is probably, at this point, two to three months out.
There will be about 2 weeks advanced warning for 5.4 for everyone to set up filtering or whatever.