World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Entering Alpha Stage

January 11, 2010 by Thomas Mulrooney  

wowcat is reporting that the next World of Warcraft expansion, Cataclysm, will be entering Alpha stage starting tomorrow.

The leak originally stated that the alpha would be burned to disc, but that has since been disproved as fake. Instead the alpha will be distributed digitally as the ‘Friends and Family Alpha Phase’, which means you still won’t be able to try it. However, if the expansion is entering alpha stage then it shows that it’s moving along and a beta could be ready in a few months.

Cataclysm, which will ‘destroy Azeroth as we know it’, has no release date as of yet but Blizzard is said to be aiming for a release this year.


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