Wrath of the Lich King was released on November 13th of 2008 and featured a new hero class called Death Knights and introduced a new continent called Northrend. WotLK ended up with roughly 12 million subscribers and added achievements, inscription, and barbershops.

Other changes included moving Naxxramas and Dalaran or Northrend, raising the level cap to 80, and adding in a new battleground called Strand of the Ancients.

WotLK Private Servers

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Warmane – Icecrown
Avg. Population
5000+
Style
Blizzlike
Language
English
Warmane – Lordaeron
Avg. Population
2500-5000
Style
Blizzlike
Language
English
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WoW Circle – 3.3.5a x5
Avg. Population
2500-5000
Style
Blizzlike
Language
Russian
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Rising Gods
Avg. Population
1000-2500
Style
Blizzlike
Language
German
Dalaran-WoW
Avg. Population
1000-2500
Style
Blizzlike
Language
English

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PC System Requirements

OS: Windows XP / Windows Vista (with latest Service Packs)

Processor:

  • Minimum: Intel Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 1500+
  • Recommended: Dual-core processor, such as the Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 X2

Memory:

  • Minimum: 512 MB RAM (1GB for Vista users)
  • Recommended: 1 GB RAM (2 GB for Vista users)

Video:

  • Minimum: 3D graphics processor with Hardware Transform and Lighting with 32 MB VRAM Such as an ATI Radeon 7200 or NVIDIA GeForce 2 class card or better
  • Recommended: 3D graphics processor with Vertex and Pixel Shader capability with 128 MB VRAM Such as an ATI Radeon X1600 or NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT class card or better

Sound: DirectX-compatible sound card or motherboard sound capability

Mac System Requirements

OS: Mac OS X 10.4.11 or newer

Processor:

  • Minimum: PowerPC G5 1.6 GHz or Intel Core Duo processor
  • Recommended: Intel 1.8GHz processor or better

Memory:

  • Minimum: 1 GB RAM
  • Recommended: 2 GB RAM

Video:

  • Minimum: 3D graphics processor with Hardware Transform and Lighting with 64 MB VRAM Such as an ATI Radeon 9600 or NVIDIA GeForce Ti 4600 class card or better
  • Recommended: 3D graphics processor with Vertex and Pixel Shader capability with 128 MB VRAM Such as an ATI Radeon X1600 or NVIDIA 7600 class card or better

All Platforms

  • Controls: A keyboard and mouse are required. Input devices other than a mouse and keyboard are not supported.
  • Connectivity: You must have an active broadband Internet connection to play.
  • Mouse: Multi-button mouse with scroll wheel recommended.
  • Hard Drive Space: 15 GB free hard drive space