Players may also venture to the frigid wastes of TBC Classic Gold Northrend to fight bosses and earn strong loot, and there's also a new narrative quest to test .
Otherwise, you can wait until the event inevitably launches sometime in the coming months. But now that it's about the PTR, it'll likely be occurring sooner rather than later
Since publishing our initial story, YouTuber and Reddit user'KokushiGG' has recently posted a brand new video showing off Ray Traced Shadows from the new zones in the expansion. You'll find the video down below. As with yesterday's screenshots, we can see the gap in Shadows is rather minimal with all the newest feature enabled. Enabling Ray Traced Shadows, however, will seem to greatly affect operation with FPS falling from 120FPS into 60FPS in some cases.
Ray Traced Shadows in World of Warcraft Shadowlands have now been allowed on the match's Beta/PTR, and also the very first comparison shots have now surfaced online.
Back in April of this year, Blizzard added Ray Traced Shadow alternatives to the game's Alpha. Unfortunately, real Ray Traced Shadows weren't enabled just yet and people in the Alpha were only able to observe the new options. According to the option's description, it"improves shadow quality together with ray tracing, which generates shadows with much more natural softness, substantially increased precision, and from other light sources."
Players from the alpha Could select one of the next Ray Traced Shadows choices:
Fast forward four months and we could now finally see how the new shadows look in the forthcoming Shadowlands expansion. Before this week we already reported that the new NVIDIA Game Ready Driver additional support for the looming new feature in Shadowlands, and several Beta/PTR players have now shared some screenshots comparing Shadowlands with without the Ray Traced Shadows enabled.
As shared by Blizzard, the newest option within Shadowlands uses DirectX Ray Tracing 1.1 (DXR 1.1) and a DXR 1.1-capable driver is required to utilize Ray Traced Shadows.We've contained the shared contrast screenshots down under. As may be observed in these shots, and as may have been anticipated, the effects of Ray Traced Shadows aren't that clear but do seem to be more powerful in darker areas with low light.
Blizzard has updated their minimal required spec to add 100GB storage area for both SSDs and hard drives. However, they warn players that cheap Burning Crusade Classic Gold performance of your hard disk might influence Shadowland's gaming experience.