A step-by-step guide to checking World of Warcraft (WoW) Classic server status for Vanilla, Burning Crusade, and WotLK.
Posted on August 31, 2022
World of Warcraft (WoW), from the latest expansion to classic new releases like Wrath of the Lich King (WotLK), is the eternal MMORPG that never dies. With each release, WoW sees an influx of players and with that, some server issues can occur. If you’re wondering if the WoW Classic servers are down, you’ve come to the right place.
This article answers that burning question for those who can’t log into World of Warcraft, and provides step-by-step instructions for checking WoW Classic’s server status.
Are the WoW Classic servers down?
If you can’t connect to the WoW Classic servers for Vanilla, Burning Crusade, or Wrath of the Lich King in Europe or the US, you might be wondering if they’re down.
At the time of writing, the WoW Classic servers are not down. However, this could change at any time if unscheduled maintenance or server issues occur.
Before you go to the whole IT crowd on your PC or router, we suggest checking its status first to make sure there are no issues with the WoW Classic servers. Our next section has you covered.
How to Check WoW Classic Server Status
You can quickly check the status of the WoW Classic server in Europe, North America, South America, Korea, Taiwan, and Oceania through the official World of Warcraft Realms page.
Follow the links below to easily check World of Warcraft server status across all regions and versions:
Alternatively, you can use the third party DownDetector website page. Here, you can report any outages and check if others are experiencing connection issues with World of Warcraft.
If the servers aren’t down for maintenance or an unexpected outage, but you can’t connect to WoW Classic, we suggest Contact Blizzard Customer Service for your region.
So there you have it, an easy step-by-step guide that answers the question “Are the WoW Classic servers down?” and details on how to check the game server status in Vanilla, Burning Crusade, and Wrath of the Lich King.
As always, we suggest connecting your PC or laptop to your router via a LAN cable instead of Wi-Fi for the best possible experience in any online title.
For more information on the ever-popular MMORPG, check out our dedicated World of Warcraft section, guides, news, leaks, features, and more.
Featured image courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment.
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