Pre Patch 8.0 releasing 4th of July or 27th of June?

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  1. Awaké

    Awaké It's pronounced AW-AH-KEY.

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    https://www.mmo-champion.com/thread...r-World-of-Warcraft-32-Bit-Client-This-Summer

    Blizzard is advising players to upgrade from 32 to 64-bit clients by 1st of July, which is a Sunday. I would then conclude that the pre-patch will release the following Wednesday, 4th of July. But that would be a little weird wouldn't it? To release a big patch like this would fuck over a lot of people at work, on and after the date. So maybe they would get all that set the week before?
     
  2. epeen

    epeen One Rejuv. JUST ONE REJUV, MAN.

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    possible that the client swap is so people can start pre-downloading the patch data?
     
  3. Wizie

    Wizie Trinkets, yes. Pretty trinkets! Great power.

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    I wish they'd just announce it early so people (or rather,guilds in particular) knew how long they had left.

    But I don't think the 4th of July is out of the question. American Holiday and all that.
    I think it'd either be 4th or 11th. I'm not sure we'll see the patch some out before the changes to the client support, but that's just me.
     
  4. Anshrr

    Anshrr #1 LFR Feral for his ILVL

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    1st of July doesn't necessarily mean much. Could just be the cut-off is June/second Quarter/first half of the year..
     
  5. Poysonivy

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    Didn't they say it was one month before the launch?
     
  6. Awaké

    Awaké It's pronounced AW-AH-KEY.

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    Usually there is 4 weeks between pre-patch and launch.
    Legion had 5.

    The Secret Finding Discord posted on their news page that they will be having giveaways for Beta keys the 4 coming weekends. So I would take it as they won't hand out Beta keys after the pre-patch have launched really. Wouldn't make sense since people have more to do already on live. So my next bet is 11th of July. Which would be 5 weeks before BFA like with Legion, I think they want to give people more time with all the changes that the pre-patch brings and not 4 "short" weeks.