At the end of this month, World of Warcraft Classic, a special version of the popular MMORPG, will launch, recreation of the original WoW character - before it was changed by add-ons and countless updates. Blizzard Entertainment has just revealed that the pre-release tests of the game will start on August 8 and will end on August 9.
All people with active World of Warcraft subscription will be able to take part in the tests. During their course, the devs want to check how the servers will cope with the high load. During the test, the character level cap will be set at level 15.
The devs also published the final hardware requirements of the game. Recommended are the same as the main version of World of Warcraft, but the minimum are much lower. Developers claim that WoW Classic will be playable on PCs produced in 2007-2009 without any problems.
Minimum hardware requirements:
- OS: 64-bit Windows 7
- CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E660 / AMD Phenom X3 8750
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT 512 MB / AMD Radeon HD 4850 512 MB / Intel HD Graphics 4000
- RAM: 2 GB (4 GB for integrated GPU such as the Intel HD series)
- HDD space: 5 GB
Recommended hardware requirements:
- OS: 64-bit Windows 10
- CPU: Intel Core i7-4770 / AMD FX-8310 or better
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 4 GB / AMD Radeon R9 280 or better
- RAM: 8 GB
World of Warcraft Classic will be available as part of the standard subscription. The project will launch on August 27, this year.
- Blizzard Entertainment - official homepage