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New WoW Classic Realms Opening August 26th

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New Classic realms are opening next week in both regions. Blizzard is also removing the limitation on only creating a total of three Classic characters per WoW account to 10 per realm and 50 per WoW account.

EU

The following realms WoW Classic realms are coming Monday:

  • Flamelash - PvP - English
  • Gandling - PvP English
  • Mograine - PvP - English
  • Nethergarde Keep - Normal - English
  • Razorgore - PvP - English

Blizzard LogoBlizzard (Source)

On August 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PDT, we will remove the limitation on only creating a total of three WoW Classic characters per WoW account. Thereafter, players will be able to create up to 10 characters per Classic realm, for a total of 50 characters across all Classic realms per WoW account.

We will open the following new realms in this region:

Name Type Language
Flamelash PvP English
Gandling PvP English
Mograine PvP English
Nethergarde Keep Normal English
Razorgore PvP English

At this time, all realms that have a Full or High population tag are expected to experience extended queues. We urge players on realms marked Full or High to plan to play on one of these new realms to avoid the longest queues, and to help spread the player population as evenly as possible and provide the best play experience for everyone.

Thank you!

US

The following realms are opening in the US next week:

  • Incendius - PvP - Eastern
  • Bigglesworth - PvP - Pacific
  • Old Blanch - Normal - Pacific
  • Westfall - Normal - Eastern

Blizzard LogoBlizzard (Source)

On August 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PDT, 

we will remove the limitation on only creating a total of three WoW Classic characters per WoW account. Thereafter, players will be able to create up to 10 characters per Classic realm, for a total of 50 characters across all Classic realms per WoW account.

Additionally, on August 26, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. PDT, we will open the following new realms in this region:

Name Type Timezone
Incendius PvP Eastern
Bigglesworth PvP Pacific
Old Blanchy Normal Pacific
Westfall Normal Eastern

At this time, all realms that have a Full or High population tag are expected to experience extended queues. We urge players on realms marked Full or High to plan to play on one of these new realms to avoid the longest queues, and to help spread the player population as evenly as possible and provide the best play experience for everyone.

Thank you!

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Genius move from Blizzard.

By opening a small number of realms early you make the hardcore community / current BfA subscribers roll there.

These realms almost double the amount of PvP realms available but will only open right before launch, and as such they are expected to concentrate most of the casual crowd who is only picking up their sub / the game itself at the launch day. At which points the "Full" realms should lock anyone who doesn't have a character in there already from creating their first character (their usual behavior).

Go on the new realms for the most authentic classic experience possible 🙂 old realms for the tryhard community!

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