Shadowlands Closed Beta Starts – Build 35167 Deployed

Around 3:45pm EST, Blizzard Entertainment switched the Shadowlands Alpha text from the dropdown menu to Shadowlands Beta. Three minutes after I noticed, build 35167 began to be auto-downloaded.

This means closed beta invites might be rolling out shortly. The best way to find out if you have access is checking the World of Warcraft dropdown tab above the PLAY button in the Blizzard Launcher.

The email invitation can arrive within minutes up to 8 hours later depending how far in the mass-email queue you are. So it is faster to check the Blizzard Launcher. Do not click any links in any email. Even if the sender says @blizzard.com — this can be spoofed by phishing scammers.

To join closed beta click the opt-in button here. You must login to your account first.

This page will be updated with what’s new in the build from the in-game perspective and observation (not datamined). Servers are offline at the moment.

Hope you enjoyed this article. Please, support Blizzplanet on Patreon, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitch for daily Blizzard games news updates.

BlizzCon 2019 Panel Transcripts

Tomas Hernandez is owner of Blizzplanet.com since 2003. I post news about World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, Hearthstone, Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard Careers, and the Warcraft film. Blizzplanet is a leading fansite covering news about upcoming Blizzard Entertainment licensed products. I also post previews and reviews. I have interviewed book writers and Blizzard game developers. I was previously an employee of the OGaming Network (2003), and IncGamers (2008-2010). I was a guest newsposter for GosuGamers (World of Warcraft) a few years ago and for Diablofans.com (formerly Diablo3.com) ***Fans who would love to watch Blizzard-related panels and appreciate our efforts can support Blizzplanet's patreon in a monthly-basis, or a one-time basis. Our staff are volunteer fans like you. Your donations will help us travel to all the Blizzard events we attend year-round to bring you the latest interview with the developers, photos, and panel videos (where allowed).