Blizzard Entertainment announced plans for the third expansion to World of Warcraft, at the fourth BlizzCon gaming festival
In addition to revitalizing some of the most familiar and iconic areas of the game world, this third World of Warcraft expansion will add new features and a large amount of new content for players to explore (…) We’re excited to be offering a first glimpse of Cataclysm for attendees of BlizzCon, and we look forward to sharing more information with everyone as development progresses
CEO & cofounder Blizzard Entertainment
Since launching in November 2004, World of Warcraft has become the world’s most popular MMORPG. The game’s second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King(TM), sold more than 2.8 million copies within its first 24 hours of availability and more than 4 million copies in its first month, setting both records for PC game sales. World of Warcraft is available in eight different languages and is played in North America, Europe, Chile, Argentina, Russia, mainland China, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.