Online multiplayer game "World of Warcraft" has reached some 8 million subscribers world wide, according to game makers Blizzard Entertainment. The "World of Warcraft" was released on the 23rd of November 2004.

A long-awaited expansion pack "Burning Crusade" is due out today. Subscribers include 2 million North Americans, 1.5 million Europeans and some 3.5 million Chinese. The wait to enter a game during the evening can exceed half an hour.