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WoD Beta

Congratulations, you've been selected to participate in the beta test of World of Warcraft®: Warlords of Draenor™!

You can download the client now! Be ready to log in to the game from Friday, June 27, at 2:00 PM PDT, when new content will be available to play.

As a beta test participant, you'll experience the new content and features of Warlords of Draenor before the expansion is released. Over the course of testing, you’ll venture through the Dark Portal, establish your Garrison, and fight back against the Iron Horde!

While you prepare to embark on your journey, keep in mind that Warlords of Draenor is still in development, and additional content and features will be made available throughout the beta testing process. For an overview of what’s currently available in this phase of beta testing, head to our beta forums.

Feel free to share screenshots and video of your adventures and to discuss your experiences publicly. And remember, your feedback will directly impact the quality of the final game —our developers are standing by!

Getting Started with WoD Beta

1. Get the desktop app for®:

If you’re not already using the desktop app, you can download it by pointing your browser to

2. Install the World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor client:

Launch Once you’re logged in, select World of Warcraft on the left, and then use the dropdown menu near the Play/Install button to select the beta: Warlords of Draenor option. Click Install, and then Start Install* in the window that appears.

*If you would like to install additional languages or change the install folder, click on Use Custom Options before starting the installation.

3. Run the Game:

Wait for the install process to complete and the Play button to light up. Press Play to enter the game.

Send us feedback for the WoD Beta

Once you’ve had a chance to explore Draenor, let us know what you think! To submit a bug or offer a suggestion from within the game, go to Game Menu (Escape) > Help > Submit Bug or Submit Suggestion.

We've also put up forums where you can discuss the game, which you can find by going to and scrolling down to the beta forums. You are expected to follow the posting guidelines and forum Code of Conduct at all times while participating in any discussions. Maintaining a constructive dialog with fellow testers and Blizzard posters will help ensure the forums remain a positive place for discussing and providing feedback about Warlords of Draenor content.

Troubleshooting with the WoD Beta

If you experience any difficulties running the beta game client, please visit the appropriate beta technical support forum or use our web form.

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