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#1 - 2012/07/13 11:55:00 PM
The next patch for the Mists of Pandaria beta will require a sizable patch – about 16 gigabytes – so please be prepared to utilize those internet tubes. We’re re-organizing data to make things more efficient for future updates, which accounts for this update’s size. Please also be aware you’ll need a good chunk of free hard drive space to handle this particular update.

The good news is that this patch also contains the highly anticipated Pet Battles system!

We really appreciate your continued testing efforts – you’ve been a great help toward ensuring we release a great expansion. For all those testing the new system, please join the Pet Battles discussion in our beta feedback forum.

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#32 - 2012/07/14 12:49:00 AM
07/13/2012 05:01 PMPosted by Rebur
So does Pet Battles still require you to be Level 90 to do them?

To take part in the system you have to be level 5 and pay up 100g. :)

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#58 - 2012/07/14 02:59:00 AM
07/13/2012 06:06 PMPosted by Kodiack
On another note, 100g seems like it may be a bit restricting to new players. I wonder if this is the intent. I can see new players wanting to try out Pet Battles, although they probably already have a lot on their plate as it is with all the other features currently in the game.

That's the current thinking. It's essentially a low, but notable barrier to entry to try to avoid distracting new players who may not know it's a mini-game that's very much auxiliary to the leveling experience.

None of this is completely final though, so everyone is welcome to provide feedback on any part of the system (including the cost of training) on the new forum.