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Kaivax
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Based on name reservations so far, the Herod realm is looking to be massively overpopulated. If all existing players on this server remain there, login queues in excess of 10,000 players are a certainty, and possibly much higher than that. We recently opened up the Stalagg realm, and we urge player…
WoW Classic AMA - Tuesday, Aug. 20 at 10:00 a.m. PDT
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Greetings and well met! On Tuesday 2019-08-20T17:00:00Z, the WoW Classic development team will be on http://reddit.com/r/classicwow answering your questions. Our thanks goes out to the r/classicwow admins, and to everyone who participates. We’ll see you on 2019-08-20T17:00:00Z!
Extended Queues Expected on Select Realms
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Bornakk
Community Manager
Faerlina - PvP is now showing as Full in the realm selection screen.
Extended Queues Expected on Select Realms
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Bornakk
Community Manager
Good idea… New WoW Classic Realm Opening Today
Kaivax
Community Manager
Due to very high demand, we opened a new WoW Classic realm for name reservations at 5:00 p.m PDT (8:00 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday, August 14: Stalagg – PvP – Eastern Time We suggest that players, especially those on the Herod realm, consider creating characters on Stalagg. We expect that other PvP rea…
Extended Queues Expected on Select Realms
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Bornakk
Community Manager
As of now, a large number of WoW Classic characters have been created on the following realms. Players with characters on this realm are likely to experience severe queues at release. Faerlina - PvP Herod - PvP Whitemane - PvP We have updated the algorithm for the realm population tags so they mo…
Kaivax
Community Manager
Hello! Yes, we do have the Keyring coming to WoW Classic. It won’t be available at launch, but it will be added in the first patch. We don’t yet have a timeframe for the first patch. The Keyring should function as it did in original WoW 1.12, with the same capacity and key compatibility.
WoW Classic Closed Beta Has Returned
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Thanks to your help testing WoW Classic, we’ve fixed many additional reported bugs since the Beta ended last month. To really ensure that these fixes are all functioning as expected and prepare the smoothest possible launch in two weeks, we’ve just re-opened our closed beta realms for additional tes…
WoW Classic Test Realms Open Through Monday
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Kaivax
Community Manager
We’re going to keep the WoW Classic pre-launch test realms open and available for play through the weekend. Please feel free to test WoW Classic as much as you like. The pre-launch test will end on Monday, August 12 at 9:00 a.m. PDT. We are not planning an in-game event for shutdown this time. Tha…
WoW Classic Realm Names and Types
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Starting 2019-08-12T22:00:00Z, players with an active subscription or game time on their World of Warcraft account can reserve their character names by creating up to three WoW Classic characters. Please note that all of your characters on a PVP realm must be the same faction. Before creating a cha…
Pre-launch Test Restarts Imminent
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Restarts complete! Back to the testing.
Pre-launch Test Restarts Imminent
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Kaivax
Community Manager
In a few minutes, we’re going to do restarts on all realms in the Pre-launch Test. This is to deploy a number of hotfixes that we’ve developed. Thank you for your participation!
WoW Classic Pre-Launch Test Today at 11:00 a.m. PDT
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Here’s a reminder that today, starting at 2019-08-08T18:00:00Z, we’ll open WoW Classic realms in every region for the final pre-launch stress test. We ask that players please log-in and play as much as possible during the first two hours of the test – 2019-08-08T18:00:00Z → 2019-08-08T20:00:00Z, as…
Announcing RP-PVP in WoW Classic
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Kaivax
Community Manager
We’ve heard your requests and want to let you know that we will be adding an RP-PVP realm in North America for WoW Classic. The comments, feedback, and passion from so many of you about this ruleset has been truly inspiring, and we’re happy to make RP-PVP available for you! Realm information (names…
Reserve Your Name in WoW Classic on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. PDT
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Bornakk
Community Manager
If you delete a character during the name reservation period, the name of the deleted character will be available for others to use right away. This is how it works in the live game as well. Only characters listed on the character creation screen will have their names reserved and you won’t be able…
Reserve Your Name in WoW Classic on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. PDT
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Bornakk
Community Manager
Fixed, thanks for mentioning it!
Reserve Your Name in WoW Classic on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. PDT
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Bornakk
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Reserve Your Name in WoW Classic on August 12 at 3:00 p.m. PDT
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Bornakk
Community Manager
Character name reservation for WoW Classic opens on 2019-08-12T22:00:00Z. Players with an active subscription or game time on their World of Warcraft account will be able to create up to three characters per WoW account and have the name(s) reserved before WoW Classic releases worldwide on 2019-08-2…
WoW Classic Pre-Launch Test 11:00 a.m. PDT August 8 and Minimum Specs
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Kaivax
Community Manager
Hello! Our global pre-launch test of WoW Classic will begin on 2019-08-08T18:00:00Z and is scheduled to end on Friday, August 9. This test will be available to all World of Warcraft players with a current subscription or active game time in all regions. The maximum character level will be 15. We a…
Kaivax
Community Manager
Hello. We’re hard at work preparing for the launch of WoW Classic, and we’ve reached the conclusion that we’re not quite yet ready to do our Global Stress Test (previously scheduled for next week). While we’re still on track to launch WoW Classic on August 27, we need a bit more time before this fi…