101 Facts About World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game or a monopoly which was released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment. It’s a video game specifically a massively- multiplayer online Role-Playing Game or a Monopoly which is released in 2004.

  • World of Warcraft is a smaller part of Blizzard’s wider Warcraft franchise before Wow which I’ll say a lot because it’s far less effort. The first Warcraft orcs and humans was released all the way back in 1994 number 3 announced in 2001 the development of the game took roughly 4 to 5 years including extensive testing the bright shiny spanking 3d graphics.
  • World of Warcraft holds a Guinness world record for the most people playing the game at the same time. The Guinness World Record was set by the game’s creator Blizzard Entertainment. The game has over 5.5 million lines of code that’s equal to 99 thousand pages worth of text or 386 copies of the first ever Inspector Morse novel.
  • World of Warcraft remains the world’s most subscribed to game at number 9 with a peak of 12 million subscriptions in October 2010 and blizzards final report of 5.5 million subscribers in October 2015. The game took in one point two three billion dollars in 2009 it took one point four billion dollars but 2008 was a slow year banking in a mere 1.15 billion dollars.
  • A new study has revealed that ‘Azeroth’ is the most popular video game in the world with over 100 million unique accounts created in the game. The study also revealed that the game costs $240 to operate a year. The hunter character class is most popular in the US and in the EU 11.1% of gamers choose it number 15.
  • World of Warcraft’s Burning Crusade has become the fastest-selling PC game of all time at the time with 2.4 million copies sold in just its first day number 19 the following year the expansion pack the wrath of the lich king broke its own record it sold more than 2.8 million copies in its first 24 hours release tipping it’s only older brother or sister.
  • A virtual plague that killed lower-level characters and drastically changed normal gameplay in the video game ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ has spread to major population centres. The corrupted blood incident occurred after an update was supposed to give the end boss her car the power to gradually weaken opponents and those near them making her car more of a challenge.
  • A study carried out by North Carolina State University found that Wow helped improve the cognitive functions of our favorite boomers. A group of sixty to seventy-seven year olds were given two weeks to play well at home before undergoing another cognitive ability test which was the same as they wanted before and lo and behold they showed some improvements.
  • The Make-a-Wish Foundation has revealed that the first player to be given a tauren called a happy tooth number twenty-eight answerer was Ezra Chatterton, a brain cancer patient who was allowed to design his own NPC. Ezra passed away in 2008 upon his death the elder in Thunder Bluff had been changed to s4 Thunder hoof in tribute to him number twenty nine melts.
  • Over 500 players have signed a petition saying they would no longer participate in the game because the company that distributes it in China had changed skeletons. This comes after Blizzard delayed the Chinese launch of its Wrath of the Lich King expansion until they could literally add some meat to their bones.
  • A video of a World of Warcraft player coughing up blood while playing the game has gone viral on the internet. The video shows the player, identified as ‘Jenkins’, shouting his own name like a battle cry. The viral video went viral in 2005 after a video featuring him went viral number 36 for you younglings out there in the video.
  • Hollywood celebrities including Vin Diesel, Mila Kunis and Robin Williams have shared videos of themselves playing ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’. Vin shared a video of himself and Paul Walker playing the game and wrote, “I’m sure he must love people screaming hold the door at him in person and now you can do it digitally too of life.”
  • Blizzard made an in-game tribute to late actor-comedian Robin Williams after he passed away. In the game ‘World of Warcraft’, a character named ‘Robin’ was seen stealing a lamp from the island of Mannoroth. “Rest in peace Robin number 44 want to go to the world of World of Warcraft and Starcraft for realsies,” the character said.
  • Warcraft 5th anniversary campaign featured Chuck Norris and mr. t with all of the made-in-game avatars Chuck Norris’s for example was a hunter of course he was number 47 but let’s face it mr. T is way cooler and I pity the fool that thinks otherwise quite frankly for a limited time. Night Elf Mohawk grenade was available for players one hold of another character the grenade would give everyone an instant terrific haircut.
  • Talking about the 2006 South Park episode’make love not war craft’, creator Trey Parker said, “It’s regarded as one of the funniest episodes of the whole series in fact even if it doesn’t have peaked.” He added, “We even provided character models and an alpha version of the Burning Crusade server to create it on in fact season 10 DVD boxsets of South Park.”
  • The Guinness World Record for the longest World of Warcraft marathon in history has been set by a man named Ian Haynes in the USA. Haynes spent 32 hours and 36 minutes playing the game. The previous record was set by Ian’s father, who played the game for 32 hours, 36 minutes and 36 seconds.
  • Warcraft players can hold services for memorials in the game, but they can also get married and roleplay a wedding. Wedding dresses can be made by tailors and people can be priests and you can get rings on top number 57. Each faction has 11 races you can choose from two players for the Alliance for example there’s drain each wolf gnome human Night Elf walkin void elf light forged dark iron Kyle Terran macken number 59.
  • The leader of the Alliance is a human priest chap named and to win the king of Stormwind now I’m doing story or indeed the story of Azeroth as a whole is far far too much to go over in this one little video frankly. number 61 didn’t seem to be named after the river Anduin from middle-earth the other huge fantasy property beloved by many.
  • World of Warcraft developer Blizzard Entertainment has released a video showing a group of people falling into a pentagram shape. The video shows them standing still in the shape. It was meant to be a reference to some Blizzard employees, the kids are called Dana Aaron Cameron Jones Jose and Lisa references to the people of the dungeon department.
  • A monkey has been found in the mists of pandaria in kun lai summit. It’s a reference to a drum master called Dave who is indeed a monkey master in real life not to a monkey or a wrench for that matter number 17 17 17 17.
  • Azeroth is so massive that a band tours around it rocking out in various locations they’re called the elite tauren chieftain and are named after a real band made up of blissed employees number 71 in Dalaran. Aerith references to the final 37 characters of the same well ish names number 72 also in the city.
  • There’s one sheep called Tecton that if you attack him will explode now in my mind it’s as a reference to the video game worm. It’s a sentence that’s Wade enough on its own isn’t it but what’s even weirder is when you hover over it it displays the numbers 5 9 16 17 24 43 minus one from all those numbers.
  • Actor Danny DeVito has been honoured with an NPC named Arnold chroman who will quote his dialogue from his film ‘The Lion King’. The NPC will simply quote Schwarzenegger movie dialogue at you number 79. Meanwhile, actor Harrison Jones has been named Harrison Jones, a mashup of Harrison Ford and his famous artifact thief Indiana Jones number 8 T inst at home.
  • The Chinese Lunar New Year is celebrated in January and February, which is also known as the ‘Lunar New Year’. The lunar festival has its own boss too called omen it’s a man who can be summoned on the otherwise pleasant sounding moonglade omen is said to be a reference to the legendary Chinese figurenian a creature who appears once a year to terrorize the world.
  • number 84 the lunar festival is it the only festival though nenene there are loads more these include the mid summer festival a time in around October when headless horsemen ride through the town of Hallows end pilgrims bounty which surrounds food in turkey and a feast of the Winter Veil. number 85 with the release of the mists of pandaria an exciting new game mode came along.
  • Blizzard has their own crossover game involving characters from a number of their franchises like Diablo Starcraft overwatch and of course Warcraft English you can play as characters from World of Warcraft such as and Irwin garage. Hearthstone is a virtual card game that’s based on the world Warcraft. It has over 40 million players worldwide of which I’m one.
  • Warcraft is a video game developed by Blizzard Entertainment and published by Activision Blizzard. It’s based on the game of the same name. It was released in the US in 2007 and was followed by Warcraft 2 in 2009. Warcraft 2 was directed by Duncan Jones and it was rated PG-13.
  • ‘ Warcraft’ has become the highest-grossing video game adaptation of all time, raking in over 4,400 crore worldwide. The film, which was directed by Duncan Jones, also became the highest grossing film in China. It was also the first film to cross the 400-crore mark in the US and the second film in the world to do so.
  • David Bowie’s ‘Starman’ pre-sold two million tickets 12 days before its premiere on June 8 which rose to a staggering 20 million dollars by June the 6th the third biggest of all time at the time behind Furious 7 and Avengers age of Ultron number 99. It received the widest Chinese release ever occupying an unprecedented 67 point five percent of the screens available in the whole of China.
  • One hunter one phantom up World of Warcraft after these decades later nearly let me know in the comments down below if you’re still playing the game. “I’ve been playing for over 30 years. I’m still playing,” a user commented. “It’s been a long time since I played the game,” another user wrote.
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