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Free Character Moves are closing for all WoW Classic realms on December 5-6. Will paid character transfers be announced soon?

Blizzard said they were considering paid character transfers in WoW Classic back in September because the service was available in original WoW, but no other paid services beyond that.

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Piggy backing on this...will PAID transfers also be a thing should a server drop heavily in population and a player wishes to move to find more activity or reconvene with friends on another server.

We're considering integrating a character transfer service once players have reached higher levels. This was available in the original WoW. We'll look at the rules we imposed at that time and also discuss the implications of players moving to a new realm. We believe realm identity is an important aspect of Classic so any guidelines around transfers should support this belief.

Will there be paid services for Classic?

We aren't considering other services beyond character transfer at this time.

While we have no specific details to share at this time, Free Character Moves that have been available since the launch of WoW Classic are going away this week, and perhaps, we're not too far away from paid character transfers being integrated into WoW Classic now that players will be locked to low-population servers.

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On 6 December at 1:00 a.m. CET, we will close the Free Character Move service for all realms in this region. We suggest that any player who has not yet taken a planned Free Character Move please do so as soon as possible.

Thank you very much!

US

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On December 5 at 11:00 a.m. PST (2:00 p.m. EST), we will close the Free Character Move service for all realms in this region. We suggest that any player who has not yet taken a planned Free Character Move please do so as soon as possible.

Thank you very much!

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20 minutes ago, Serrated said:

I sure hope so 

Me too. I'm stuck on a semi-dead realm, because I transferred from Shazzrah when the queues were horrid.

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13 hours ago, Stan said:

Me too. I'm stuck on a semi-dead realm, because I transferred from Shazzrah when the queues were horrid.

That's interesting to hear there are dead/dying realms. I'm on Herod and we will get up to 2 hour queues on Tuesdays and random half hour queues in prime time and weekends.

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