World of Warcraft
WoW box art
Developer(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s)Vivendi Universal
Date publishedNA - 23 November 2004
EU - 11 February 2005
PlatformsMicrosoft Windows, Mac OS X, (Linux via Wine or Cedega)

World of Warcraft, often referred to as WoW, is a massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG) set in the Warcraft universe. It is developed by Blizzard Entertainment and contains 2 (and soon 3) expansion packs, including World of Warcraft: The Burning CrusadeTemplate:Bc-inline, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich KingTemplate:Wotlk-inline, and soon World of Warcraft: CataclysmTemplate:Cata-inline.

In 2008, World of Warcraft received more than 11.5 million monthly subscribers, and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most popular MMORPG and world's largest MMORPG online game.[1] It also continues its further story development throughout its franchising, other than online mediums, such as Warcraft novels, manga, RPG books, TCG, and board games.

Features Edit

Note the following are the pre-expansion details:

Gameplay SystemEdit

General System
Quest and Honor Systems
User Interface and Customer Support
  • Customize AddOn and Interface with some game commands support.
  • Client seamlessly supports both Mac and Windows operating systems. Linux users can play via Wine, however this is not supported and can be buggy at times.

Availability Edit

  • Oceania (English - Australia, Hawaii, New Zealand)
  • North America (English - US & Canada)
  • Europe (English-UK, French, German, Spanish, Russian)
  • South Korea
  • China (Simplified and Traditional Chinese; including Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau)
  • Latin America[2] (Spanish, English?)

Video Edit

Official trailer

See also Edit

Trivia Edit

The original WoW is sometimes referred to as "vanilla World of Warcraft" or "classic World of Warcraft".

References Edit

External links Edit





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