WoW: 15 years of World of Warcraft in Europe


of Susanne Braun
Although World of Warcraft's 15th birthday has been celebrated since November 2019, there is still a reason for WoW players in Europe today, on February 11, 2020, to pop the corks. Because today WoW is 15 years old in Europe too! For the next 15 years!

The WoW birthday is actually always traditionally celebrated in November, because on November 23, 2004 the US servers of the online role-playing game from Blizzard Entertainment were switched on – the home base of World of Warcraft, so to speak. (buy now for € 19.99) At that point, most players in Europe still had to settle for the World of Warcraft closed beta, which was active until December 2004. It wasn't until February 2005 that the European WoW server was launched and World of Warcraft had the chance to win the hearts of gamers in the "old" world. It was just on February 11, 2005 and that's the reason why European WoW fans can pat themselves on the shoulder again today, on February 11, 2020, because their home servers are now a whopping 15 years old. The makers of World of Warcraft also celebrate with you!

Remember, who were you 15 years ago? Did you study or did you still go to school? At that time, did you only eat Asian instant noodles or fast food spaghetti pomodoro and had no idea what a frugan diet was? What memories do you have of the launch evening of World of Warcraft in Europe; heated discussions with best friends, which of the many servers you should choose? And the most interesting question: Are you still loyal to World of Warcraft today? Feel free to use the comments to let us and other WoW fans share your memories! We're firing a few holiday rockets on our servers!

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