WoW Classic Will Run Patch 1.12: Drums of War As Foundation
Those of you that are eagerly awaiting WoW Classic news, the wait is over. We finally get some insights about the feature, starting with which build it will use.
WoW Classic will be running on Patch 1.12: Drums of War. According to a news post on the official website, the decision came after careful consideration. Patch 1.12 according to Blizzard, represents the most complete version of the classic game.
Make no mistake though, it’s a great choice as it definitely is vanilla. Development on the other hand is already underway and Blizzard will share updates as and when available. Another important thing to note is that Classic is still in the prototype stage, where fundamental decisions are still being made.
Among them are the game’s data structure and architecture. WoW is a very data driven game, and Blizzard are looking at how to modernize Classic to keep up with today’s technology demands. To do this, they have committed at looking at various different ways to upgrade the game’s architecture for both security and stability.
Tech talk aside, it’s still exciting to know that Classic is finally happening. For everyone craving an authentic vanilla experience, the wait is nearly over. Full details here.