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World of Warcraft players can now begin preparing for Warlords of Draenor's launch. Blizzard has announced the system requirements for the expansion pack and enabled preloading for Patch 6.0.2.
You should be alerted by Patch 6.0.2 as soon as you launch the Battle.net desktop app. You can choose to download it in the background while you're playing if you wish. The rate of the download can be altered in your Account Settings.
Patch 6.0.2 implements several big changes to the game, including character inventory, quest tracker and stats. Many class abilities are being revised as well. Players can participate in a new world event to retake the Blasted Lands from the Iron Horde - a battle which sets up the plot of the expansion pack.
Blizzard hasn't announced a release date for Patch 6.0.2 just yet. If you want to try the update out right now, you can play it on the public test realm. That's a whole other download for you to endure, though.
Patch 6.0.2 should arrive well in advance of Warlords of Draenor's November 13th launch date. The idea is to give players a chance to adjust to the new game mechanics before they have to tackle new zones. Plus, this learning process gives everyone something to do in the lazy pre-expansion days.
You may need to modify your computer for Warlords of Draenor in addition to your playstyle. Blizzard has revealed that the system requirements for Draenor are a notch above the requirements for prior expansion Mists of Pandaria. The enhanced character models are at least partly to blame for that. Here's what you'll need to run the game on PC or Mac:
Minimum System Requirements