Originally Posted by CoMM
Yep, it looks like a step in the right direction. It's not due for release until sometime in 2014 though, so at least we have 4-5 months (min) to unload all our level 60 gear, and the stash(es) full of other crap we're hoarding. Pretty much all the current gear--whichever level--will be worthless after the patch.
Here's a better overview of what's upcoming - in the expansion, and free:
And the official announcement:
Damn, looks like some pretty hefty changes. I've been caught up in life and other games. I should really start playing again.