100,000 Register for Chinese WOW Closed Beta
9:31 AM | Galen Wiley | Comment on this story
Record-breaking numbers of fans rushed to the sign up pages this morning for the closed beta of World of Warcraft in China. In only the first hour, over 100,000 prospective participants registered for a chance to be the first to play the popular MMORPG from Blizzard already available in North America and Europe. An article at GameSpot News has the full scoop:
After breaking records in North America and Europe, World of Warcraft is storming China, and it isn't even available yet. According to the Chinese game-industry newsletter Pacific Epoch, in the first hour that registration was open, 100,000 gamers signed up for accounts hoping to participate in the game's closed beta test. Beta testing is slated to begin in about two weeks, according to the game's local operator in China, the9.com.Beta testing for WOW in China is expected to begin in two weeks.
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