World of Warcraft = Lord of the Rings x12

On its way to its 10th anniversary, World of Warcraft, the quintessential MMO, has released some really impressive facts. For example:

  • Since its launch, more than 100 million unique accounts have been created.
  • It’s played in 244 countries and territories across the globe, including Antarctica.
  • Its in-game text is around 6 million words, the equivalent of 12 copies of The Lord of the Rings.
  • Among the 619 available pets, the squirrel is the most common and the tiny red carp the rarest.
"We are the world, we are the children. We are the ones who make a brighter day So let's start giving"

“We are the world, we are the children.
We are the ones who make a brighter day
So let’s start giving”

You can see the complete infographic here, or an HTML version here (available in many languages).

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