World of Warcraft (WoW), the seminal MMORPG, is set in the award-winning fantasy world of Azeroth. Released 10 years after the debut of the RPG universe which began the epic struggle between the Alliance and Horde, Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, continues the never ending struggle for control. Now, these two vary distinct factions face each other as well as the new global threat of an old enemy, Deathwing, at the dawn of the third expansion 'Cataclysm'.
The genre defining questing, and party system used in World of Warcraft helps players rank-up (now to a level cap of 85) and achieve new levels of skill and mastery, through 10-man or 25-man raids and 5-man dungeons. This capability allows players to engage in a deeper dynamic of guild organization and support.
WoW offers a huge world of Player Versus Player (PVP) like battlegrounds and dedicated PVP servers. With over 12 million subscriptions world wide, Blizzard has the richest, most storied and successful MMORPG in gaming history. With a robust in-game economy for players to trade and sell items, a nearly limitless array of character customization, including professions (11), classes (10) and races (12), allowing players to have a truly unique character and experiences. All these things forge the foundation for a truly massive and nuanced experience for any player type and skill.