World of Warcraft Stats, Player Counts, Facts & News

Last Updated on: May 15th, 2021

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World of Warcraft Stats and Player Count

Here are a few of the most interesting World of Warcraft stats and facts including player counts I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

World of Warcraft player count:

5.5 million subscribers

Last updated 7/18/18


Peak number of World of Warcraft subscribers:

10 million (2010)

Last updated 2/8/18


Number of viewers of World of Warcraft Classic streamers on Twitch:

1 million

Last updated 8/26/19


Number of copies of the Warlord of Draenor expansion sold in its first 24 hours:

3.3 million


Number of copies of the Legion expansion sold in its first 24 hours:

3.3 million


Number of copies of the Battle for Azeroth expansion sold in its first 24 hours:

3.4 million


Amount of revenue World of Warcraft brought in during the month after the release of the Battle for Azeroth:

$161 million


Total time spent watching World of Warcraft content across streaming platforms for Q1 2019:

54.4 million hours


Total time spent watching World of Warcraft content across streaming platforms for Q2 2019:

89.3 million hours

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