By Quinton Miles
[i]World of Warcraft[/i] will officially launch in Korea tomorrow, according to Blizzard Entertainment. Hot on the heels of a successful beta-testing period in the country, players are now able to sign up for the game’s various subscription plans and get started as soon as they get the game. Also, a Blizzard office has also been established in Korea for additional customer support.
“Officially launching ‘World of Warcraft’ in Korea represents the achievement of a very significant milestone for Blizzard,” said Mike Morhaime, president and co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment. “The Korean gaming community is extremely important to us, and we believe players in Korea will be pleased when they discover everything that ‘World of Warcraft’ has to offer. With fully localized content, a regional network infrastructure, and local, round-the-clock customer support, we believe that ‘World of Warcraft’ will provide Korean gamers with an unparalleled game experience.”
Gamers who are already in the test program will be granted continued access provided they complete a payment plan. Stateside, [i]World of Warcraft[/i] is out now and retails for $49.99.