Dragonspyre is expected to launch in January 2009. I had earlier been pessimistic about it because Kingsisle had said in a previous press release "early 2009."
Here's the new press release.
KingsIsle Entertainment Reveals Wizard101 World: Dragonspyre
PLANO, TEXAS- Dec. 19, 2008 - Online entertainment company KingsIsle Entertainment, Inc. today officially announced Dragonspyre, the first new 3D world to be added to the popular virtual world Wizard101 since the game launched this fall. Dragonspyre is a large, high level world expected to launch in January 2009.
Dragonspyre continues the storyline of Wizard101. It is an ancient haunted world in which renegade professor Mallistaire has recently been spotted. Once an advanced militant society, Dragonspyre had an esteemed Academy rivaling that of the Ravenwood School of Magical Arts in Wizard City. It is a dark world where the inhabitants held a special interest in Fire Magic. Legend has it that in the summoning of a great Dragon Titan, the world was destroyed.
Wizard101 features spell-casting adventure and card style game play. The game's family-friendly safety features include a collaborative play style, a chat system with many options and a character name selector. Wizard101 was recently awarded a 2008 Parent Tested Parent Approved Media Seal of Approval and has an ESRB rating of E10+.
Shoes never tasted so good . . . .
Sorry to those I may have misinformed . . . .
Picture of the shoe burger graciously borrowed from this
Now check out a few of these screenshots, y'all . . . /drool