Rise of Azshara PTR Development Notes – May 29, WoW Classic Beta Offline, Stress Test


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Rise of Azshara PTR Development Notes – May 29
Originally Posted by Blizzard (Blue Tracker
/ Official Forums
A new build with new testable content has been published to the Public Test Realms (PTR) for our upcoming content update, Rise of Azshara. This build retains progress made since test characters were deleted on May 14.

Now Available
Over the next few days, we’ll initiate testing of:
  • Season 3 content, including:
    • Mythic Keystone Dungeon updates
    • The new Heroic Battle for Stromgarde Warfront
  • Ashran
  • Flying

We’ll let you know in new, separate threads here in this forum as each test gets underway.

Continuing Testing
  • Heart of Azeroth system update—Essences
    • Test characters are now granted access to all Rank 3 Essences within the class Proving Grounds. Players can access the Proving Grounds by speaking to their respective class trainer in a capital city.
    • Please submit your feedback on Essences in the appropriate thread here.
  • New Zone-- Mechagon
  • New Zone-- Nazjatar
  • New Raid-- Azshara’s Eternal Palace
  • New Dungeon-- Operation: Mechagon
  • New Arena-- The Robodrome
  • Mount Equipment
  • Crestfall and Snowblossom Island Expeditions
  • Ashran Epic Battleground
  • New Missions
  • Gnome and Tauren Heritage Armors
  • New Profession Recipes
  • Pet Battle Dungeon-- Stratholme

Please keep an eye on this forum for dedicated feedback threads on these testable features, such as Feedback—Operation: Mechagon and Feedback—Nazjatar.

Get into the PTR!
The PTR is now available. To log in to the PTR, simply create a PTR account and copy the character you wish to test from your account. Step-by-step directions can be found here.

Note: World of Warcraft PTR realms are only available to players who have a full World of Warcraft account.

WoW Classic Beta and Stress Test
Originally Posted by Blizzard Entertainment
WoW Classic Beta Offline - May 29

The WoW Classic Beta is being taken offline imminently, in preparation for today’s Stress Test. The Beta should be back online this evening, after 4:00 p.m. PDT. (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

WoW Classic Stress Test on May 29
FYI, Warsong Gulch will be available at level 10 in today’s stress test. (Blue Tracker / Official Forums)

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