WoW: Wrath of the Lich King Only Shipping on DVD, Signals Death Knell of PC CD Games

Chris Faylor of ShackNews writes:

"Blizzard has revealed that when Wrath of the Lich King launches on November 13, World of Warcraft (PC) subscribers will only be able to obtain the MMO's second expansion pack in DVD format. "

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plain rice3585d ago

Who the hell wants a CD version anyway?

kwicksandz3585d ago

DVD is the future GG last gen cd players.Only with the power of DVD can WOLTK be released into an addicted public.

TheIneffableBob3585d ago


Nobody wants to go through 10 CDs to install a game.

pwnsause3585d ago (Edited 3585d ago )

just goes to show you, sooner or later 3-4 years from now, the new standard for game installing via disc is going to be on BLu-ray, Heck just look, installs are taking on average 2 DVD 5's now, and its going to multiply soon.

yamamoto1143585d ago

Unless they come out with a faster format of similar size before then.

Megatron083585d ago

"3-4 years from now, the new standard for game installing via disc is going to be on BLu-ray"

Yea cause after over 20 years they are just starting to make dvd standard so ya go SDF

JustinSaneV23585d ago

If DVDs are just now becoming standard after all these years then Blu-Ray still has quite a ways to go before it's adopted.

LeonSKennedy4Life3585d ago

This is sort of disappointing.

Some WOW gamers still only have a CD drive. I personally only know one of them, but they are out there and I would consider this a poor decision on Blizzard's part.

JustinSaneV23585d ago

There's a point in every machine's life where it's just time to move on.

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