World of Warcraft – 100 million accounts created since launch in 2004

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 21:12 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

World of Warcraft turns 10 years old later this year, and to celebrate, Blizzard has dropped some massive numbers on your unsuspecting back-end.


According to an infographic posted on, 100 million accounts have been created since the MMORPG launched in 2004.

Here’s some other nuggets to take away from this: 500 million characters have been created; 2.8 million auction house transactions have taken place daily; daily 11 million achievements are earned; 900,000 PvE instances take place per day; since Mists of Pandaria launched 11 million achievements are earned per day; and 52% of players play for the Alliance.

There are more numbers and figures through the link.