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Blizzard initially said there were no plans to separate realms by language with the exception of Russian, but today, they announced the addition of French and German language realms available at launch.

In EU, we will have English, French, German, and Russian language realms. We still don't have any details regarding US servers, but it's probably going to be very similar and include Spanish realms.

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After further review and consideration of your feedback, we will launch WoW Classic in the European region with French and German realms, in addition to the expected English and Russian realms. This will allow WoW Classic players in Europe who wish to communicate with others in French or German to start in those languages from day one.

We really appreciate the high degree of interest and passionate feedback we’ve seen on this subject for the last few days. Our plan is to have English, French, German, and Russian language realms designated in the final stress test. While we haven’t yet finalized the numbers of realms and realm types for each language, we’ll let you know those details before name reservations start on August 13.

Thank you very much! Vielen Dank! Merci beaucoup!

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After a few years of ESO with almost consistently catastrophic behavior of players from other nations, I would not touch WoW again without such a breakup.

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This is one of the best and most important decisions they made until now. As a german, I have no problem with english, but I'd much rather have a whole server with my own language, than a secluded 25% being germans on every server.

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