In Prep For Mists Of Pandaria
We’re just a month away from Mists Of Pandaria’s release, and in prep for this Blizzard has released what is best described as the “prologue” patch for its MMO World of Warcraft. There are a number of changes that are coming into effect with this update, the most notable being the revisions to the Talent trees, and the addition of account-wide pets and mounts. To help explain everything, Blizzard have released a video detailing everything about the patch which you can find after the jump.
The patch itself will optimise your installation “to improve game performance and reduce the size of the install,” however the process can last somewhere between 15 – 60 minutes “under normal conditions.” We advise you take this into consideration if you are planning on trying out the changes today. That said, an update from the European Customer Service Twitter account this morning account suggests that the game will not be playable until 14:00 today, so there's plenty of time to get everything ready if you're not working today.
Mists of Pandaria, the fourth expansion for World of Warcraft, releases on September 25th.