Blizzard Fixes Contemporary WoW Classic XP Bug That Scrambled XP Penalty in Raid Party


Blizzard has rolled out a new hotfix that fixes a WoW Classic XP bug that scrambled an XP penalty that was in place in original World of Warcraft.

Following player reports, Blizzard identified a bug that affected how XP was calculated for parties of 6 or more players.  This bug was present on all realms and following this new patch, XP should now be should be significantly lower for parties of 6 or more players.

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According to Blizzard, this new hotfix is not a balance change or tuning adjustment for World of Warcraft Classic. In original World of Warcraft, groups of 6 or more players had to deal with an XP penalty but a contemporary bug scambled this penalty.

Blizzard’s vanilla server option for World of Warcraft, WoW Classic, is available now globally. Blizzard launched the game last week.