Originally Posted by Blizzard
(Blue Tracker / Official Forums)
Over the weeks since several high-population realms were configured to allow two layers, and therefore twice as many concurrent players, we’ve carefully observed and tracked the player populations on those realms. Our goal has been to reach a conclusion – a time at which we could safely “delayer” and return those realms to the same population controls as every other realm.
Today, we have done exactly that. All realms in this region are now operating without layers.