World of Warcraft: Classic artwork for the Alterac Valley battleground

[Update]: Warsong Gulch and Alterac Valley battlegrounds have now made their way to World of Warcraft: Classic!

Out of all the battlegrounds in the current and original World of Warcraft, none are as infamous as Alterac Valley. It was the only battleground where you could spend an entire day smashing through enemy ranks, go to sleep, and then come back next day to a battlefield that has remained pretty much exactly the same!

If you would like to give this piece of World of Warcraft history a try for yourself, you might be glad to hear that Alterac Valley will be coming to the World of Warcraft: Classic beta tomorrow, on June 14th. It will only remain active until June 17th, however, so if you're curious do make sure to jump in as soon as possible.

Speaking of which, all testing for Alterac Valley will be done on a special "Field of Strife" server with pre-made level 58 characters. While you won't be able to level up and explore the currently locked zones, you will have appropriate level gear, enough gold to mess around with respecs, a mount, as well as access to a variety of vendors.

Perhaps most importantly, this will be the first time the general public has access to the vast majority of World of Warcraft: Classic's talents, which should make for some really interesting PvP. It's still not going to be 100% balanced as some classes heavily rely on gear to beat up Mages and Warlocks, but it's certainly going to be a nice little preview of what World of Warcraft: Classic has to offer.

Have fun in the endless war!