After more than 50 days' suspension in China, World of Warcraft(CN) now is allowed a "partial relaunch" there(GMT-6 15:04:10 July 29th, 2009). There is a one-week Closed Beta Test for WOW(CN), version of 3.1.13. The spectacle really impressed people. The whole Azeroth packed with millions of crazy people probably will last a few days. And besides, a large number of players are waiting outside the login gate, because of the proliferation of network congestion!
Update! WOW(CN) Continuing Revelry - BOX and All will be Remained GMT-6 23:34:23 August 7th, 2009
After one week's test, the number of subscribers from World of Warcraft(CN) hits one million with a sharp rise. It beat the game's previous publisher the9's peak number. These shows wow fans' sense of belonging, even they should suffer the incredible changes. Many servers require queuing up anew, and you will find PvP can be seen all the world over, like a festival marked by merrymaking.
[Rumor]WoW China Operating Rights May Return to Blizzard GMT-6 12:34:26 August 4th, 2009
According to some insiders, a report reveald that WTO has ruled an arbitration in favor the United States, saying that China's practice of importing and publishing audio-visuals, books and magazines of the United States only through designated agent is against WTO rules and regulations. Details of the arbitration will only be released on August 12th, 2009. However, once the arbitration becomes reality, the joint venture established by NetEase and Blizzard will be no longer against the rules, or Blizzard may withdraw the operating rights of WoW China from NetEase to operate on its own. As for the reason why WoW has been long delayed in government approval, some medias and players speculate that it might have something to do with NetEase, EasyNet (an affiliated enterprise of NetEase), Blizzard, and StormNet. Some media even revealed that GAPP (General Administration of Press and Publication of the People's Republic of China) has initiated the investigation into whether StormNet, the joint venture of NetEase and Blizzard, has taken part in the operation of WoW in a disguised form, which violates GAPP's regulation about "prohibiting joint ventures from publishing and operating online games".
Sand Bags VS. Pile of Bones. GMT-6 01:38:11 July 31st, 2009
As time goes on, millions of tester find more changes in WOW(CN). Piles of bones are changing into Sand Bags. Years ago a News reported that an advertisement of WOW(CN) in one of Shanghai's subway station scared children. The horror undead AD show in public place due to the lack of explicit classification for games. The news resultedin a heated discussion and finally the 9(former publisher of WOW(CN)) had to modify models of the game. Now, the NetEase are enhancing the game's harmonious process, may till it OUT OF RECOGNITION finally.
New Detail of the WOW(CN) CB GMT-6 14:49:52 July 30th, 2009
The color of bleed effects are changed into BLACK! "It's just like oil, my orc warrior have black blood and hit with dark effect, sucks! Petroleum, the Valuable Resources of Human, we sholdn't waste it." a Chinese player said with mocking smile.
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