The latest test realm update might have provided World of Warcraft Classic players their first clue that a hardcore mode is on the way.
Currently, World of Warcraft has no built-in hardcore mode, but players on the game’s Classic servers have taken to following a set of rules to simulate the experience.
The biggest rule, naturally, is that death is permanent; you die, you delete your character. But keeping WoW Classic players honest is the Hardcore add-on.
This unobtrusive mod keeps track of whether your character has died or not. As soon as you die, your info gets sent to the add-on’s online database confirming your death, and then you can roll a new character.Read more on thegamer.com