World of Warcraft

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World of Warcraft
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Developer(s) Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s) Vivendi Universal
Designer(s) Rob Pardo, Jeff Kaplan, Tom Chilton
Series Warcraft
Version 3.2[1]
Platform(s) Mac OS X, Windows
Release date NA 2004-11-23
AUS 2004-11-23
EU 2005-02-11[2]
Genre(s) Fantasy MMORPG
Mode(s) Multiplayer
Rating(s) ESRB: T (Teen)
PEGI: 12+
USK: 12
Media 4 CDs (5 for the game of the year edition), 1 DVD, download.
System requirements Pentium 3 800MHz, 512MiB RAM, GPU with T&L and 32MiB VRAM, 6GiB HD space more...
Input methods Keyboard, mouse
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World of Warcraft, also known as WoW, is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). It is Blizzard Entertainment's fourth game set in the fantasy Warcraft universe and was released on November 23, 2004, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Warcraft franchise.
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System requirements


  • Windows 2000, Windows Vista or Windows XP
  • Intel Pentium III or AMD Athlon 800 MHz
  • 512 MiB or more of RAM
  • 32 MiB 3D video card with Hardware T&L or better
  • 6 GiB free hard disk space
  • 4X CD-ROM drive
  • 56 kbit/s or faster Internet connection


  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or newer
  • 933 MHz or higher G4, or G5, or Intel processor
  • 512 MiB RAM or higher
  • ATI or NVIDIA video card with 32 MiB Video RAM or more
  • 6 GiB free hard disk space
  • 4X CD-ROM drive
  • 56 kbit/s or faster Internet connection[3]






  1. WoW - Current patch notes
  2. Blizzard Entertainment announces World Of Warcraft European street date – February 11 2005. Blizzard Entertainment (2005-02-02). Retrieved on 2007-02-09.
  3. Technology F.A.Q.. Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved on 2007-06-08.