Servers are coming up [updated x3]

Update: Servers are coming up as of 5:05 p.m. PT. If yours is not up now, it should be soon. Remember to check out our First Things You Should Do When The Servers Come Up post.

Realm maintenance has been extended until 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m. PDT according to Blizzard due to unforeseen complications, potentially to fix a good amount of the known issues with patch 4.0.1. While you wait, read up on the patch 4.0.1 changes with our comprehensive roundup, and check out our awesome contests for patch day!

Re: Extended Realm Maintenance 10/12/2010
We are in the final stages of completing the maintenance process and will begin bringing realms online shortly. We currently anticipate all realms will be online by 5:00PM PDT and appreciate your continued patience.


This is it! Patch 4.0.1 begins the slide into December's upcoming expansion. It's a whole new game from here on out. Get oriented with our roundup of everything there is to know about patch 4.0.1 and how it changes the game until the launch of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm.

This article was originally published on WoW Insider.