Today is the 18th anniversary of the release of World of Warcraft. Do you remember when it first came online?
On November 23, 2004, Blizzard opened with “ World of Warcraft. Background The development of the first online game World of Warcraft officially launched in North America and other regions.On April 26, 2005, the "World of Warcraft" national service was opened by the agency of 9 Cities, and on June 9, the official operation of the national service. In April 2009, Blizzard transferred the agency operation right of World of Warcraft in China service from 9 Cities to NetEase.
Thanks to NetEase, World of Warcraft has reached an all-time high of 13.1 million online players worldwide in just half a year, with millions of Chinese players playing for the first time. The land of Azeroth. .
But unfortunately, with Blizzard and NetEase official announcement. Eg. Break up. .World of Warcraft, StarCraft 2 and many other games will also stop playing at 0:00 on January 24, 2023.
NetEase said, If possible, we hope that the blizzard's departure is only temporary. After the service is suspended, we will continue to stick to it in our own way and never give up. ”
It is understood thatFrom November 6 to November 27, go to “ The Shadow Kingdom. Get World of Warcraft 18th anniversary achievements,Receive a special anniversary gift pack containing 200 Time Warp badges, celebratory fireworks, and celebratory packages, and gain experience and reputation 18% faster after use.
In addition, eg. The Age of Dragons. It will come online at 07:00 on November 29, Beijing time, which is also the last major version update before the suspension.