New PTR coming soon! No need to say more.
The next major content patch is coming, and it's big. In order to smooth the way, we will shortly enable background downloading of most of the data for this patch. People who use the Launcher and have background downloading enabled will automatically start getting the data. The Downloader downloads...
If you downloader for the new patch is slow (mine is, at least) or not working at all, then check out the posts of Sero96 and LippoW in the Curse forums. They have found additional ways of getting the patch.
Players accessing the game through the World of Warcraft Launcher will receive a patch for our launcher and downloader tools. This patch brings the launcher and downloader tools up to date in preparation for background downloading the 2.0.1 patch data.
If you do not use the launcher to access the game you will not be able to use the background...