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Blizzard surprised the community last night with a Mists of Pandaria beta announcement, revealing the beta is beginning very soon, invitations will be sent out on a wave basis for Annual Pass subscribers, and there will be no NDA attached. No NDA means we here at WoW Insider get a nice breadth o...

March 21st 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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It's 10 p.m. Pacific, and the fine folks have a little surprise for us all of a sudden: the Mists of Pandaria opt-in and FAQ has just been posted on the official Battle.net blog. While there are over a million Annual Pass subscribers eagerly awaiting their chance to get into the beta, the develop...

March 21st 2012 at 1:10am 0 Comments
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Several people, including many WoW Insider authors, have received Beta Opt-In keys for Wrath of the Lich King in the last 24 hours. This latest wave seems to be quite large. In previous waves I've known 1 or 2 people that have gotten in, where as this wave I know at least 16.There is some speculatio...

September 11th 2008 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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My favorite blue poster in the Customer Service Forums has to be Belfaire. He's always got something smart and funny to say, usually in response to annoying forum trolls and others trying hard to be upset about a game. Besides his witty and crazy remarks, he also likes to drop all of us little bits...

July 30th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard poster Belfaire has confirmed over at the forums that the first wave of Beta keys for subscribers who have opted in have been sent out. If you opted in, you might want to check your inbox for a Beta key as Blizzard has said that the invites are random. If you're one of the lucky few, you j...

July 29th 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Blizzard has posted the official word that the Wrath of the Lich King beta invites are going out via email even as we speak. I'll be checking my mailbox compulsively. They have posted an official Beta FAQ on the website. The entire text of the FAQ is posted after the break, but here's the short v...

July 19th 2008 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Nethaera posted in the beta forums that the NDA for the Wrath of the Lich King Alpha has been lifted. In response to a question asking if people could share things from the Alpha, Neth says "Feel free to discuss at will." This is great news for everyone that wants to talk about the alpha material le...

July 18th 2008 at 1:53am 0 Comments
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You can now get your beta discussion going on with Blizzard via the Wrath of the Lich King Beta Forums, which have been made open to the public. This means you do not have to be in the beta to view the forums, but you do have to have to be in the beta to post in them. This is great news for those o...

July 18th 2008 at 1:17am 0 Comments
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Edit: This beta e-mail has been confirmed fake by Nethaera. Sorry for the scare, ladies and gentlemen. You can disregard the rest of this post. A few trusted Alpha testers are just having fun, apparently. That'll teach us! -AlexAccording to Deathknight.info, European beta invitations are being sent...

July 18th 2008 at 12:48am 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pc_games/Patch_notes_are_live_for_the_WoW_Wrath_of_the_Lich_King_beta'; Take a look at the Wrath of the Lich King beta patch notes after the break. WoW Insider believes these to be the real thing. With the activation of the beta downloader and beta site, it seems...

July 17th 2008 at 11:50pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/pc_games/World_of_Warcraft_Wrath_of_the_Lich_King_Beta_Is_Starting'; The beta test is beginning to ramp up. Tonight we have word that the beta downloader is in action and delivering data to those that have access to it (via WotLK Wiki). This is an obvious indicat...

July 17th 2008 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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More beta news for everyone to enjoy tonight. Bornakk has posted what Nethaera promised earlier in the day, a Wrath of the Lich King beta opt-in F.A.Q. The complete F.A.Q. is republished here for your convenience, and is definitely something everyone should read and re-read. Some of the key things t...

July 3rd 2008 at 9:55pm 0 Comments