World of Warcraft The War Within

You can now sign up to test World of Warcraft: The War Within

Beta signups are now open for World of Warcraft: The War Within.

World of Warcraft: The War Within will introduce four fresh zones as players delve deep into the heart of Azeroth: the Isle of Dorn, the Ringing Deeps, Hallowfall, and Azj-kahet, a significant hub of nerubian civilization.

Gamers have the option to pre-purchase World of Warcraft: The War Within at present and receive exclusive in-game bonuses such as the Algarian Stormrider mount and additional rewards! When you buy The War Within’s Epic Edition expansion, you’ll gain early access to the expansion’s beta testing and the opportunity to play the expansion three days before its official release.

Now, it’s possible to sign up for the Beta for The War Within:

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Make an early descent intoWorld of Warcraft®: The War Within™. You’ll journey through never-before-seen subterranean worlds filled with hidden wonders, earn the trust of the new Earthen allied race, and face an ancient evil lurking in the darkness when you sign up for the beta!

Sign Up!


Join us in testingThe War Within. Players who have opted in can be selected to be testers, and invitations will go out regularly throughout the test. If selected to participate in the beta test, your account will already be flagged for access.

  • Make sure your graphics drivers are up to date.
  • Run®desktop app—it may need to update itself if you haven’t run it recently. If you don’t have the app installed, get startedhere.
  • OnceBattle.netis installed and updated, selectWorld of Warcraftfrom the list of games.
  • In the Game Version drop-down menu above the Play button, chooseThe War Within(listed under In Development) option, then click Install.
  • Allow installation to complete, click Play, and select any available Test Servers.
  • Create a new test character or use the character copy to import your existingDragonflightcharacter.
  • Enter the game and test the available content.

If you have issues installing and operatingThe War WithinBeta, please check ourCommon Technical Issues and Solutionsto begin troubleshooting.

The Worldsoul Saga™ Begins


The wings of a grand new adventure spread widely across the next three expansions!*Be a part of the epic story that celebrates the first 20 years ofWorld of Warcraftand sets new foundations for Azeroth’s future. Pre-purchase the Epic Edition ofThe War Withinto dive into the expansion early with guaranteed beta and early (3 days) access.


Base Edition

Includes theWorld of Warcraft: The War Withinpre-purchase,World of Warcraft: Dragonflight***, an Enhanced Level 70 Character Boost with upgraded gear, reputation progress, and more, to prepare you for your adventures in the depths of the world. Also includes 500 Trader’s Tender to use in the Trading Post††

Heroic Edition

Includes everything in the Base Edition. Plus, you’ll receive the Algarian Stormrider mount with Dynamic Flying and access to special racecourses, and the Stormrider’s Attire Transmog set. The mount has four color variants, with a slew of additional customization options available. The Transmog set can be upgraded to the Thundering Stormrider’s Attire upon completing the special racecourses available with the Algarian Stormrider. Also includes an additional 250 Trader’s Tender (750 in total) to use in the Trading Post††.

Epic Edition

Includes everything in the Heroic Edition. Plus, you’ll have guaranteed beta access and early access (3 days) toThe War Within. You’ll also receive 30 days of game time, Squally, the Storm Hatchling pet, Sandbox Storm Gryphon toy, and Deepdweller’s Earthen Hearthstone effect. Also includes an additional 250 Trader’s Tender (1000 in total) to use in the Trading Post††.

Base Edition


Heroic EditionEpic Edition
World of Warcraft: The War Within available at launch**XXX
World of Warcraft: Dragonflight***XXX
Enhanced Level 70 Character BoostXXX
Trader’s Tender5007501000
Algarian Stormrider mount with dynamic flying, dozens of customization options, and access to special racecoursesXX
Upgradable Stormrider’s Attire Transmog setXX
Beta Access to The War WithinX
3 Days Early Access to The War WithinX
30 Days of Game TimeX


Squally, the Storm Hatchling petX


Sandbox Storm Gryphon toyX
Deepdweller’s Earthen Hearthstone effectX

Pre-Purchase today!

As with previous development cycles, players will also have the opportunity to sign up to participate inTheWar Withinbeta test at a future point in time. Stay tuned to the official World of Warcraft site to learn when beta sign-ups begin.

Become a part of a thrilling new story 20 years in the making.

*Future expansions not included inWorld of Warcraft: The War Withinpurchase.
**Available on or before December 31, 2024.
***If you already have Dragonflight on your account, it will not be re-granted.
†Beta Access and Early Access dates subject to change. Early Access duration is 3 days. Limited time only. Play time subject to possible outages and time zone differences. Certain endgame features, including Mythic dungeons and weekly quests, not available during Early Access. Click for more details.
††In-game items not available in WoW Classic games. Boost only usable on the WoW game account on which it was purchased or redeemed.

  • Upgrading to the Heroic or Epic Edition will not re-grant in-game items previously unlocked on your account.
  • RequiresWorld of Warcraft, Internet connection, and® Account and desktop app.
  • RequiresWorld of WarcraftSubscription or Game Time.