Gamers Flock to the World of Warcraft

Posted on November 26, 2004

The World of Warcraft has opened with over 250,000 copies sold and 200,000 people already creating online accounts. The BBC reports that Blizzard, the company that makes the subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), has already added 34 servers for the website to keep up with demand. The game allows players to take the roles of Warcraft heroes and play online with others as they explore an expansive world with miles of forests, deserts, snow-blown mountains, exotic lands, citie and dungeons.Some favorable reviews have already compared the game to EverQuest 2 -- very high praise in the online gaming world.
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