World of Warcraft Classic beta-testers are massively reporting “bugs”, which are simply old features

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Closed beta-test for World of Warcraft Classic has begun and many “not veteran” testers started to report “bugs” one after another, which actually turn out to be Classic’s original features, upgraded so many times through years that they appear as bugs to all the newcomers. And while old players are seemingly fine with that, those, who joined later, feel like things are not working right.

Especially for them Kalvax, the Classic community manager, posted a big list of all features, that were considered as bugs, so people won’t report all the same things again. Scroll down to read the post.

“Not a Bug” List

The following is a list of commonly-reported gameplay in WoW Classic that is not actually a bug, and is working as we expect it to:

  • Tauren’s hitboxes and their melee reach is slightly larger than other races.
  • Being critically struck while using /sit to sit does not cause abilities like Enrage, Blood Craze, and Reckoning to activate.
  • Using the “Automatic Quest Tracking” option does not auto-track newly accepted quests. (It instead will start to track an existing quest once progress towards an objective is started.)
  • Warrior health Regeneration is working at the expected rate.
  • Quests objectives and points of interests are not tracked on the map or minimap.
  • Completed quests are marked on the minimap with a dot. (and not a “?”)
  • Feared players and NPCs run fast.
  • Standing on top of other players while facing away allows spells and attacks to be used.
  • Creature respawn rates are much slower than in Battle for Azeroth.
  • NPCs which offer multiple quests may inconsistently display them as a dot or a “!” on the available quests list. They were inconsistent in 1.12, and we’ve reproduced the exact inconsistency they had back then.
  • Quests that are too low level for do not show up as a “!” in the game world.
  • Available quests do not display a “!” on the minimap.
  • On level up, the message: “Your skill in Protection increased to 15” was added in 1.12.1, and we’re intending to keep that.

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