WoW Classic character cloning service will be shut down on July 26
Blizzard will shut down the World of Warcraft Classic character cloning service on July 26, after just over a year of availability.
The paid service allows players to make a copy of a WoW Classic character of their choice based on a “snapshot” of that character as it was on May 18, 2021. All players were given the option per character before launch. launch of Burning Crusade Classic last summer on whether or not to keep that character on what Blizzard now calls “Classic Era” realms or advance to Burning Crusade. For players who couldn’t choose, character cloning allowed them to do both for a small fee.
Blizzard did not give a specific reason why the service is shutting down in its official version. Blogbut character cloning will be on sale for $5 (66% off) until July 26. For players who haven’t chosen for each of their characters whether to progress to Burning Crusade Classic or remain on a Classic Era realm by July On February 26, Blizzard says that all characters will advance to Burning Crusade Classic, and it will be removed the Classic Era version of those characters.
When Blizzard first announced the character cloning service last year, it ran into trouble over what many gamers felt was a high asking price for the service, as it was originally planned to be $35. Listening to player feedback, Blizzard more than halved the price of the service to $15.
Burning Crusade Classic has just received its latest content update, Fury of the Sunwell. Blizzard plans to release a classic version of the game’s beloved Wrath of the Lich King expansion later this year. When Wrath of the Lich King Classic arrives, all Burning Crusade servers will automatically become Wrath of the Lich King servers. While Wrath of the Lich King Classic will operate in the expansion’s final patch, it won’t include features like automated dungeon finder or minimap quest tracking, which Blizzard says isn’t in the spirit of Wrath’s “core values.” Classic WoW.
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