In case you lived under a rock and haven’t been following the news lately, you should know that Blizzard announced WoW Classic Burning Crusade during BlizzConline’s presentation. According to the team, this highly anticipated classic MMORPG should be released by the end of 2021, so fans naturally began asking questions about the game’s beta. While most of us expected it to start sometime during summer (similar to what Blizzard did with WoW Classic beta), it looks like that will not be the case this time around. 

Many players across the globe already reported that provided them with an option to download the “Burning Crusade Classic Beta” client which can be found under the game’s version selection bar. Upon selecting this, the client will begin downloading game files, however, the “PLAY” button is not currently active.

It’s also worth mentioning that not everyone got the option to download Burning Crusade Classic Beta client. This time around Blizzard didn’t provide any beta keys, so if you want to join in, you’ll have to opt-in to join beta through Blizzard’s account manager page.

This surprising download set the World of Warcraft Classic community ablaze and kicked off the new hype wave surrounding the game. There’s an air of anticipation surrounding the TBC Classic beta and many fans hope that Blizzard might decide to open it up with the upcoming weekly reset which is today for North American servers and tomorrow for Europe.

Want to get through the Dark Portal with the first wave of players? Be sure to renew your World of Warcraft subscription and opt-in to WoW Classic Burning Crusade beta on the account manager.

In case you want to learn more about WoW Classic Burning Crusade we suggest you check out this World of Warcraft: Burning Crusade Classic Deep Dive panel from BlizzConline 2021.