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Mark your calendars for August 13th! Two weeks ahead of launch, you'll be able to create up to three characters per account with US character creation opening a bit earlier than elsewhere.

If you can't wait to play Classic and would like to reserve your name, you will have the chance to do so starting August 13th. Americas character creation will open slightly ahead of said date and an active subscription is required in order to create up to three characters.

Realm names will be announced later, but we know for now that that Classic will have Player vs Player, Player vs Environment, and Role-playing realms.

Initially, Blizzard didn't want to separate EU realms by language (with the exception of Russian), but based on community feedback, they later decided to add French and German realms to the pool of available Classic realms. We're still waiting on more details on the US server structure.

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If you’re eager to claim your character name in WoW Classic, take note: we’ll be opening character creation on Tuesday, August 13.*

Players with an active subscription or game time on their account will be able to create up to three characters per World of Warcraft account. We’ll have more information on realm names closer to launch, but rest assured—you’ll have plenty of time to figure out your plans for realm domination!

* To align with other regions, the Americas character creation will occur slightly ahead of August 13.

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I will be reserving my name on a few servers, just in case I might change my mind and actually play Classic.

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