World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Classic is now available.
Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Classic is now available on PC. All players with an active subscription will automatically gain access to the remastered version of WoW’s award-winning second expansion at no additional cost, and can begin their adventures in the frozen wasteland of the northern continent of Azeroth today.
“Wrath of the Lich King Classic delivers an unforgettable adventure at a monumental point in the history of Azeroth. We love the expansion and carefully balance the nostalgia for veterans and the modernization needed for players on their maiden voyage,” said Holly Longdale, Vice President and Executive Producer, World of Warcraft. “By paying special attention to how players form groups and how they travel to the end of the game, we want to ensure that all players have access to everything that the vast continent of Northrend has to offer.”
More details below, via Blizzard:
Originally released in 2008, it retained the core experience of this popular expansion, while modernizing some gameplay and social features for today’s classic community. Party building tools have been improved to keep the party building experience organic. Players will also enjoy other quality-of-life updates designed to preserve the soul of Classic and ensure that all players’ journeys through Northrend are as rewarding as they are challenging.
Players will embark on a treacherous adventure through unique landscapes, confront enemies Azeroth has never seen before, and undertake countless quests before facing the unforgettable Lich King in Icecrown Citadel to end all senseless destruction. This journey includes the rise of the fearsome Death Knight hero class, available to all players (including newcomers!), and the Inscription profession, which allows players to inscribe glyphs that enhance abilities, change the appearance, and attributes of spells and abilities can change. alter.
Community is at the heart of Classic, and there’s a wealth of group content to explore with friends: As of today, 12 dungeons are available as part of players’ leveling and leveling experience, with a total of 16 available in the expansion. On October 6, those looking for even more excitement can take on the first three (Eye of Eternity, Obsidian Shrine, and Naxxramas) of seven raids before venturing into Ulduar, Trial of the Crusader, Citadel of the Crown of Ice and start continue with the Ruby Shrine in future updates.
Players looking for an even more complete experience can choose from two upgrades available for purchase on Battle.net:
Northrend Heroic Upgrade: Character upgrade to level 70, complete with proper equipment, mounting, starting gold and riding skills, plus Pebbles, a penguin pet, and Parlafish’s Lucky Lure, a toy to summon your walrus buddy.
Northrend Epic Upgrade: all Heroic Upgrade items, plus the Kalu’ak Whalebone Glider mount for classic characters, the Planacosta Morsano mount for non-classic characters, and 30 days of gameplay.
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