You Can Now Opt-In For WoW: Cataclysm Beta

By Chad Awkerman

May 13, 2010

The closed beta testing has not yet started, however today Blizzard posted a news blurb on the World of Warcraft site directing everyone to their beta profile settings page. What can you do there? Well, opt-in for the Cataclysm beta, of course! The DualShockers staff will be covering the beta every step of the way, but this is your chance to be called to action to help Blizzard test what is bound to be one of the most interesting expansions yet for their nearly six-year-old MMO. Hit the jump for the official news post from

Get those opt-ins ready for the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm closed beta! The sundering of Azeroth is nigh, and you don’t want to be left out in the cold of Northrend when you could be enjoying the sun-drenched beaches on the goblin isle of Kezan. To ensure you’re opted-in and eligible as a potential candidate, you’ll need a World of Warcraft license attached to your account, have your current system specifications uploaded to the Beta Profile Settings page, and have expressed interest through the franchise-specific check boxes.

So get your opt-ins set up, updated, and ready; we’re worgen real hard to get the beta going soon!

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Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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