I can't remember the last time I saw this much hype. Oh wait, it was for that other orcs versus humans game...
Warhammer Online is seeing huge numbers of beta applicants-- pretty impressive for a game that most people haven't even seen much of yet! From the release:
Closed Beta Test of EA Mythic's Highly-Anticipated Massively Multiplayer Online Game Continues to Grow
GOA and EA Mythic today announced that more than 400,000 players worldwide have signed up for the Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR) closed beta test, making it one of the most successful betas in massively multiplayer gaming history. Slated for release in early 2008, EA MythicÂs long-awaited MMORPG continues to attract legions of eager beta participants.
The overwhelming response solidifies WAR as one of the most anticipated PC titles of 2008. WARÂs Beta Center is currently open and accepting applications at :
Based on Games WorkshopÂs epic tabletop fantasy war game, WAR features revolutionary Realm vs. RealmÂ (RvR) game play and is scheduled for release on the PC in the first quarter of 2008. For more information, please visit