If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Learn more.

World Of Warcraft Opens Deed Poll Office

Until now, a World of Warcraft character name has been for life, not just for Christmas. A poor choice on day one led to hundreds of hours of embarrassed misery. Or indeed rolling a completely new character after realising that calling your hunter dwarf "Mrs Lollipops" was only funny for about fifteen minutes.

But that's all changed, and now for the ludicrous fee of £6 (€8), you can rename your WoW character however you see fit. You know, excluding the tens of millions of names that have already been taken. So soon Mrs Lollipops_2 will be in Azeroth.

You can now change your name as many times as you want (can afford), but will have to wait 90 days between each change. That's still three months of commitment, for all you people who can't leave your MSN name (sentence) alone for more than thirteen seconds.

Details here, and an FAQ all about it here.

About the Author

John Walker avatar

John Walker

Disposable

Once one of the original co-founders of Rock Paper Shotgun, they killed me out of jealousy. I now run buried-treasure.org

Join the Rock Paper Shotgun supporter program

Sign up today and get access to more articles like these, an ad-free reading experience, free gifts, and help us create more great writing about PC games.

See more information

Comments

We love having a friendly, positive and constructive community - you lot are great - and we want to keep it like that. Our main commenting rule is "be excellent to each other". Please see our code of conduct, where you can find out what "be excellent" means. TL;DR? Respect others, think before you post, and be prepared for puns.

More News

Latest Articles

We've been talking, and we think that you should wear clothes

Total coincidence, but we sell some clothes

Rock Paper Shotgun Merch