Blizzard confirmed today that they will not be making any significant changes to Battlegrounds in the Season of Mastery. Players on a faction-dominated server will likely need to sit long queue times to grind honor ranks.
They also will not be placing any restrictions on Battlegrounds, as premade groups are the most efficient way for players to farm honor for their ranking journey.
But this comes at a cost, as it can create a bad experience for casual players who are solo queuing for a Battleground, as they are likely to instantly lose and be camped n their graveyard.
There is not much Blizzard can do as the whole classic PvP system wasn't well designed back in 2004, and definitely not in today's gaming world.
Same-Faction Battlegrounds Not Planned For WoW Classic: Season Of Mastery
This may open the discussion for a reworked PvP system in future seasons of Classic WoW, with the potential for Arena's to become the new end game PvP system, with the same gear rewards tied behind it.
Based on early server predictions, Alliance seems to be a bit more represented this time around, as many people want to play something new, and the power of Paladins was recognized the first time around.
Blizzard also announced today that spell batching would be removed from the Season of Mastery, like it was in a later patch before the release of The Burning Crusade.
These new changes and updates come just one week before the release of the game, and players are hoping that this won't mean the game is being released with changes still needing to be made.