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BlizzCon virtual ticket comes with a demo for World of Warcraft Classic

The demo will become available during the convention

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The BlizzCon virtual ticket, which can be purchased now for $49.99, is going to come with a bonus to the normal goodies this year. Blizzard will be including a demo for the highly anticipated World of Warcraft Classic for all virtual ticket buyers. Now players can play the same demo that BlizzCon 2018 attendees can from their own home computers.

The demo will include one early Horde zone and one early Alliance zone. Players will be able to have a limited questing experience as they jump around these classic, re-created areas. According to Blizzard, home players will be able to play from Nov. 2 — just after the opening ceremony to BlizzCon — until Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. PST.

For those who don’t know, World of Warcraft Classic is a Blizzard project that aims to restore World of Warcraft to its original, vanilla days. Blizzard has already announced that the game will be played on patch 1.12, The Drums of War.

The in-game virtual ticket goodies for World of Warcraft also become available today. Players who purchase a ticket online will get faction-specific cloaks, as well as faction banners to drop on the battlefield to display your pride. The virtual ticket also comes with non-Warcraft goodies as well, such as a new skin for Overwatch’s Sombra.

Blizzard has yet to announce a release date for World of Warcraft Classic, nor the game’s price or the subscription model. We should learn more about all of these things during BlizzCon this year, which takes place in Anaheim, California, on Nov. 2-3.