World of Warcraft tops the 5 million mark

Doomsayers of the PC as a viable gaming platform take note: Blizzard Entertainment?s wildly popular MMORPG [i]World of Warcraft[/i] has reached a milestone by surpassing 5 million subscribed customers worldwide. After being released only one year ago it is quickly becoming the world?s most popular MMORPG.

?We want to reiterate our thanks to the millions of players worldwide and to all the retailers who have enthusiastically supported the game over the past year,? said Mike Morhaime, president and co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment.

The is good news for [i]WOW[/i] players as Morhaime went on to say that Blizzard?s commitment to expanding the game world is stronger than ever. An expansion pack, [i]World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade[/i], is set to release in 2006. It will add new lands, quests, monsters, magic items, spells and abilities, two new player races, a new player profession, and 10 new levels of power for players to achieve.

More information on Blizzard?s ever growing MMORPG and its upcoming expansion can be found on [a][aa]the official [i]World of Warcraft[/i] website[/a]

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