Four years have passed since the aftermath of Warcraft® III: Reign of Chaos™, and a great tension now smolders throughout the ravaged world of Azeroth. As the battle-worn races begin to rebuild their shattered kingdoms, new threats, both ancient and ominous, arise to plague the world once again.
World of Warcraft® is a subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of legendary heroes and interact with thousands of other players online as they explore and adventure across a vast world. Whether journeying together or questing on their own, players can engage in heroic battles, develop friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory.
The game features customizable character classes with thousands of weapons, spells, and abilities. With an innovative, easy-to-use interface, an action-packed combat system, and thousands of quests that build an immersive storyline, World of Warcraft offers a MMORPG experience designed to appeal to both veteran and casual players alike.
Key features include:
- An immense, vibrant world of massive cities, dungeons, and wilderness environments
- Two clashing factions, the Horde and the Alliance, made up of eight playable races
- Nine vastly different character classes, including Hunters, Paladins, Warlocks, and more
- Multiple player professions, each with unique and valuable benefits
- Thousands of exciting quests to engage players in a story in which they are the heroes
- Numerous modes of transportation, including boats, wyverns, personal mounts, and more
- Multiple realm types, including Normal, Player-vs.-Player (PvP), and Role-Playing
- Uniquely designed PvP Battlegrounds, featuring both fast-paced and strategic gameplay
- Exotic weapons, armor, and spells with which players can customize their characters
- An elaborate Honor System that rewards players for their PvP accomplishments
- Ongoing special events and holiday celebrations to keep the world feeling fresh and alive