This isn't something we've taken lightly and has been under discussion for a long time. There are quite a few factors which have pushed us in this direction. The major one has been the decline in Alliance PvE guilds which has been happening for some time. Players who come here shouldn't have to pay the extra (overpriced) game services.
Our friends are Horde.
The players we want are Horde.
The best PvE players are Horde.
It's been a fun 11 years on Alliance but those days are over, now we can be qt