The Cataclysm looms near, and you can be ready to play the minute the realms go live by pre-purchasing the expansion digitally on Battle.net now. Simply log into Battle.net Account management
to upgrade your World of Warcraft account to Cataclysm and your account will be flagged for automatic access to Cataclysm content when it launches at 00:01 a.m. CET on December 7. For more information, check our FAQ
or our forums
Once you’ve completed the digital upgrade, be sure to log in to World of Warcraft at least once prior to December 7 to begin the background-downloading process and prepare for Deathwing’s return. Until then, keep watching the skies....