Blizzard said today that World of Warcraft, its eagerly awaited massively multiplayer online role-playing game, will be in stores in North America on November 23, 2004. “In World of Warcraft, players assume the roles of legendary heroes and interact with thousands of other players online as they explore and adventure across a vast world. Whether journeying together or questing on their own, players will engage in heroic battles, develop friendships, forge alliances, and compete with enemies for power and glory. The game features customizable character classes with thousands of weapons, spells, and abilities. With an innovative, easy-to-use interface, an action-packed combat system, and thousands of quests that build an immersive storyline, World of Warcraft offers a MMORPG that will appeal to both veteran and casual players alike.” The US$49.99 game will be compatible with both Mac OS X and Windows 98/ME/2000/XP.