The World of Warcraft Classic: Burning Crusade Classic closed beta is now live, Blizzard announced in a new WoWHead update.
It’s a prime opportunity for newcomers to World of Warcraft to experience the game’s first major expansion, first released in 2007.
However, since the Burning Crusade beta is closed, participating is through invitation only.
Anyone can sign up to take part in the Burning Crusade beta by opting in to being a beta tester, though not everyone who signs up will be selected.
As of now, Blizzard hasn’t said how long the WoW: Burning Crusade beta will run for, though the developer is hoping to collect plenty of feedback during the process so the final product is as polished as possible.
World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic Beta Live Now
Those who are selected to take part in the World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade beta will receive an email directing them to the Battle.net app where they can download the beta.
Blizzard recommends checking your Battle.net account to ensure a Burning Crusade Classic beta license appears under your game accounts if there’s any suspicion about the email’s source.
Do the usual driver checks and Battle.net app updates if needed, then open the app, and select World of Warcraft.
In the Game Version selection menu, pick “Burning Crusade,” install it, choose whether you’re creating a new character or copying an existing WoW Classic character, and you’re good to go.
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Classic recreates WoW’s first major expansion, The Burning Crusade, the update that introduced Twisting Nether and raises the level cap to 70.
Any issues encountered during the beta should be reported on the Burning Crusade beta forums, Blizzard said.
Burning Crusade Classic players can decide whether they migrate to Progression realms or stay in Era realms and focus their adventures on Azeroth only.