||(Win98/Me/2000/XP/Mac) (Retail) (WOWDR)
First Month of Play Included,
Internet Connection Required.
Blood, Suggestive Themes, Violence, Alcohol.
A World Awaits......
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 an online role-playing experience set
in the award-winning Warcraft universe. Players assume the roles of Warcraft
heroes as they explore, adventure, and quest across a vast world. Being
"Massively Multiplayer," World of Warcraft allows thousands of players to
interact within the same world. Whether adventuring together or fighting
against each other in epic battles, players will form friendships, forge
alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory.
A dedicated live team will create a constant stream of new
adventures to undertake, lands to explore, and monsters to vanquish. This
content ensures that the game will never be the same from month to month, and
will continue to offer new challenges and adventures for years to come.
Adventure together with thousands of other
Explore an expansive world with miles of
forests, deserts, snow-blown mountains, and other exotic lands.
Choose from three realm types and find the
one best suited for your own playing style: Normal, Player versus Player, or
Join the Horde or the Alliance as one of 8
Select from 9 classes, including holy
Paladins, shape-shifting Druids, powerful Warriors and Mages, demon-summoning
Warlocks, and more.
Encounter many familiar and new Warcraft
characters and monsters.
Learn the continuing story of Azeroth by
completing a wide variety of challenging quests.
Journey through an epic world filled with
dungeons of different styles and depths.
Explore 6 huge capital cities, which serve
as major hubs for the races inhabiting them.
Practice various professions to help locate
reagents, make and enhance custom items, acquire wealth through trade with
other players, and more.
Purchase tickets for travel along a number
of air routes flown by creatures such as Gryphons and Wyverns. For global
transportation, travel by Boat or Goblin Zeppelin.
Once a certain level has been achieved,
players can choose to purchase permanent personal mounts.
Establish a guild, purchase a custom guild
tabard, and promote or demote recruits to different ranks within the guild.
Mail gold, items, or messages to other
players, or send them to your own characters for easy muling.
Sell your items or search for items for sale
via the automated auction house
Locate and engage other players with
easy-to-use features and tools, including chat channels, friends lists, and
animated and audible character expressions.
Customize the game's interface via XML.
Enjoy hundreds of hours of gameplay with new
quests, items, and adventures every month.
Windows® 98/Me/2000/XP: Intel Pentium® III
800 MHz or AMD Athlon 800 MHz 256 MB RAM, 32 MB 3D graphics card with Hardware
Transform and Lighting, such as an NVIDIA® GeForce class card or
above, DirectX® 9.0c (included) and latest video drivers, 4.0 GB available
HD space, 4x CD-ROM drive, 56k or better Internet connection.
Macintosh: Mac® OS X 10.3.5 or newer, 933 MHz
G4/G5 processor, 512 MB RAM (DDR RAM recommended), NVIDIA® or ATI GPU with
32 MB VRAM (64 MB recommended), 4.0 GB available HD space, 4x CD-ROM drive, 56k
or better Internet connection,
Recommended: Intel Pentium® IV 1.5 GHz or AMD XP
1500+ 512 MB RAM, 64 MB 3D graphics card with Vertex and Pixel Shader
capability such as an NVIDIA® Geforce FX 5700 class card or above,
Broadband Internet connection, Two-button scroll-wheel mouse
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