World of Warcraft, the immensely popular MMO launched by Blizzard in 2004, has seen many graphical improvements over the course of its decade-long existence. However, little has ever been shown of the game’s earliest days, before its release to the public.
Recruitment marketing manager Dave Wilson changed that fact on June 7 when he released several early screenshots of the game, including one image of the title from the late 1990s.
You can view the screenshots on Wilson’s Twitter account to get a sense of WoW’s early history. Below is an example of a particularly early screenshot of the game.
Since these early days, World of Warcraft has received five major expansions and undergone many significant graphical and gameplay changes.
For comparison purposes, a modern screenshot of the MMO as it stands today is included below. How times have changed…