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Ray Traced Shadows Support Added in Shadowlands Alpha Build 34199

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A new option for ray traced shadows was added to WoW in the latest Shadowlands build.

For ray traced shadows to work in Shadowlands, you will need a graphics card that supports ray tracing, like the GeForce RTX.

Ray Traced Shadows

Improves shadow quality with ray tracing, which produces shadows with more natural softness, greatly increased precision, and from additional light sources.

  • Fair: Ray Traced Shadows from directional light sources at reduced resolution.
  • Good: Ray Traced Shadows from directional and local light sources at reduced resolution.
  • High: Ray Traced Shadows from directional and local light sources at full resolution.

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Shadowlands 9.0.1 Build 34081 Class Changes

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Allied Races Reputation Requirement Removed

Draenor & Legion Pathfinder Removed

Death Knights and Demon Hunters Start at Level 8 in Shadowlands

Exile's Reach Starting Zone (Official Preview)

Leveling from 1-50 Took 7 Hours on Alpha

Flying Available at Level 25 in Shadowlands

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One Demon Hunter Per Realm Restriction Lifted in Shadowlands

Quest Interface Improvements Coming in Shadowlands

 

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Ardenweald Faun NPC Customization Options

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Icecrown Skybox Updated for Shadowlands

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Unread Mail Indicator on Character Selection Screen

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Shadowlands Development Update Notes: April 16th

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PvP Vendors Return in Shadowlands

 

 

 

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