Yep. It’s happening.
Also, in GW’s presentation these guys were described as “slavers who trade with/for their dark masters”. I believe we are about to land in Age of Sigmar guys, and that’s why the Legion of Azgorh was retired from Forgeworld’s website.
That being said I absolutely love this design. The new Hobbos look suitably crude yet cruel, with a faint eastern look that really links them with the Khanate of the World That Was