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 Jan 11, 2005 - 11:00 AM - by Michael
* World of Warcraft: Tons of people on at once!

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Blizzard has put out a press release touting that they have shattered the concurrency record, with over 200,000 people on the game simultaneously over the holiday period.

IRVINE, Calif. - January 10, 2005 ?Blizzard Entertainment? today announced that World of Warcraft? has sold through more than 600,000* units to customers in North America, Australia, and New Zealand. The fastest-growing massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) has also shattered all previous concurrency records in North America, achieving over 200,000 simultaneous players during the holiday period.

"The public?s response to World of Warcraft has been simply amazing," said Mike Morhaime, president of Blizzard Entertainment. "We are very proud and excited to see such an overwhelming demand for the game, and we hope that the enthusiasm continues to build as we further enhance our online service."
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