8.0 - Common Technical Issues

Mac Technical Support
Hey folks!

With the prepatch arriving on the 17th, we wanted to provide some resources for you to help with common patch time technical issues. You may run into a few things which may prevent you from getting in game and enjoying the new content. This patch also includes a large increase to our system requirements, as we implemented several game engine changes to take better advantage of newer technologies.

Before getting into specific issues, please ensure that:



In the links below, we cover the most common causes of technical issues around patch time.

Known Technical Issues

The situations below are issues that we've found specific work arounds for. If the work arounds do not work for you, or your issue is not covered below, check this post.

Connection Issues

None applicable at this time.

Crashes

Game Crashes When Purchasing Stacked/Consumable Items

    This is a known bug. We're working on it. You may be able to work around this by purchasing the items one by one. Sorry for the inconvenience!


Error 132 Crashes on PCs with overlays enabled



Crashes when Ejecting External GPUs

    We are investigating this issue. For the time being, please avoid ejecting any eGPUs while playing WoW


Screen Goes Black when AA setting is set to MSAA 2x or higher

    This appears to be a driver bug. Avoid these AA settings for now.

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