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The WoW Classic client runs on Patch 1.13 and there's no 32-bit support. Here's a first look at the login screen, game settings, and various strings related to the demo.

UPDATE: WoW Classic Demo pre-download is now available!

WoW Classic Demo will be available for testing to BlizzCon attendees and Virtual Ticket holders. You can find more details about the demo in the latest dev watercooler.

WoW Classic Login Screen

Here's a look at the Classic login screen.

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WoW Classic Realm Selection

Multiple realms will be up for testing starting November 2.

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WoW Classic Settings

Blizzard seems to have ported Liquid Detail from Cataclysm or SSAO introduced back in Mists of Pandaria to the WoW Classic client.

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Strings

We found a couple of interesting strings related to the Classic BlizzCon Demo. It appears the time limit of your testing session will be limited and Classic models have been upgraded with higher detail and new animations!

  • WOW_ERROR_331
    • You recently reached the time limit for your World of Warcraft Classic session! Please try again in approximately %d |4hour:hours;, %d |4minute:minutes;.
  • WOW_ERROR_332
    • You must purchase a Blizzcon Virtual Ticket in order to access World of Warcraft: Classic
  • WOW_ERROR_333
    • Thanks for playing World of Warcraft Classic! You've reached the time limit for your current session, but you can play again in approximately %d |4hour:hours;, %d |4minute:minutes;.
  • OPTION_CHAT_STYLE_CLASSIC
    • The chat entry box will work as it previously did. There will be a single entry box always attached to the primary Chat Frame.
  • SPLASH_NEW_FEATURE2_DESC
    • Classic character models have been upgraded with higher detail and new animations.

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30 minutes ago, Stan said:
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    • Classic character models have been upgraded with higher detail and new animations.

This was a big topic for the no changes club. Wonder how they will feel about this. Thought they might make it a player option.

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31 minutes ago, Stan said:

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  • Classic character models have been upgraded with higher detail and new animations.

So I guess we're talking about the new models introduced in WoD. I assume spell animations introduced in Legion & bfa won't be included since ht's not specifically mentioned.

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Sniped by Sharknad0 ;)

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1 minute ago, Sharknad0 said:

This was a big topic for the no changes club. Wonder how they will feel about this. Thought they might make it a player option.

Afaik these are old models with updated textures to support higher resolutions. There is also going to be an option to set all graphic settings to the way they were in original. 

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Since this is very tough topic, i have expected highly customizable client so you could choose models to your likings, well, blizzard is digging their own salt mine, deeper and deeper. Lets be honest, they dont bite the bullet, they already choke on it though they still are able to say that everything works as intended and is fine... time will show how long they can survive with attitude like this.

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3 hours ago, Skayan said:

Since this is very tough topic, i have expected highly customizable client so you could choose models to your likings, well, blizzard is digging their own salt mine, deeper and deeper. Lets be honest, they dont bite the bullet, they already choke on it though they still are able to say that everything works as intended and is fine... time will show how long they can survive with attitude like this.

No matter what blizzard do, when we are talking about pro vanilla player they are going to cry, I think this is only the beginning of a long "how do you define vanilla" based on your nostalgia.

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WoW classic fans can't be any more strict than Starcraft: Brood War fans and while there is the option to use the old school graphics in that game as well, once you test out old VS new graphics you instantly pick and stick with new graphics.

Our eyes aren't used to the old graphics anymore, and its a really irrelevant thing for the gameplay experience. That one has to do with the quests, old class systems, old raids...

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