Massive multi player online role playing games such as World of Warcraft are a very popular pastime in this age of rapidly advancing technology. Technology has become a part of daily life for most people, on all fronts such as home, work and play. World of Warcraft, or WoW, is currently the most popular massive multi player online role playing game (MMORPG) going. With over 12 million subscribers worldwide, WoW holds the Guinness Book of World Records in MMORPG popularity. With seemingly endless worlds to venture into, avatars that have a wealth of options and nearly limitless quest adventures, WoW has garnered quite a following in recent years.
Those gamers who are die hard World of Warcraft fans are awaiting the latest expansion pack to be released in 2010. The Cataclysm key is a hot item already as the release date nears for the third expansion pack put out by the game’s makers. There has not been a new expansion pack for WoW since 2008, when the pack called Wrath of the Lich King was released almost two years after the first expansion pack, The Burning Crusade. Expansion packs are add-ons that provide additional game play features to an already existing game.
Pre purchasing the World of Warcraft Cataclysm key will enable gamers to be ready for the expansion pack’s release date so that when Cataclysm goes live, they can download the expansion online and be playing the new features within minutes of availability. Die hard gamers rarely buy game time or expansion packs any other way, preferring instant gratification over store shopping any time. The expansion packs are available at various gaming stores and stores where electronics are sold as well as readily sold online, but those who buy WoW Cataclysm cd key privileges know their need to game will be met in short order.
Gaming used to be looked at as a frivolous time waster, and while some people still hold out such beliefs, the changes and advances in technology have made gaming a valid and absorbing pastime. Downtime from work or school is important to many people and MMORPGs allow for escape and adventure that many consider relaxing and fun. World of Warcraft is a social gaming platform that many people enjoy and have made friends from all over the world. As with any other hobby or pastime, playing World of Warcraft is an escape that allows the mind to relax and have fun.