World of Warcraft Hits Eight Million Paying Subscribers

During November of 2004, the multi-player role-playing game World of Warcraft (WoW) became available online and today it's a world-wide "hit."

   Table 1

   country                          # players
   ===========================================
   North American                   2,000,000+
   Europe                           1,500,000+
   China                            3,500,000+
Exercises
  1. No or Yes: If the "# players" given in "Table 1" are exact amounts, then the total number of players in North America, Europe and China is greater than eight million.

  2. No or Yes: The "# players" in China is less than the "# players" in North America.

  3. No or Yes: The "# players" Europe is more than two-time less than the "# players" in China.

2007.01.24

Game maker Blizzard Entertainment reported that 2.4 million copies the Burning Crusade, a new World of Warcraft expansion, were sold on its first day of availability.


Creator: Gerald D. Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 16 January 2007

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