To avoid having to wait for your client to patch to 100% Cataclysm (the whole of it), you can download the 800MB patch today. So when your account is ready for the expansion anytime from December 7 onwards, you can just login and play.
I’ll show you how…
This works whether you digital pre-ordered or not. You also do not need to install the Cataclysm DVD installer after doing this, thus avoiding re-downloading the patches from 4.0.0 to 4.0.3a.
- Go to your
/World of Warcraft/WTF/folder
- Open the files:
- Look for:
SET accountType "LK"and change it to:
SET accountType "CT"
That’s it! Enjoy!
Don’t forget, you can now pre-order World of Warcraft: Cataclysm! Click the boxes below to proceed: