Virtual Worlds Week: More World of Warcraft gamers in the US than actual farmers

Gaming, Virtual Reality

farmer-grass.jpgAccording to tech blog, which understandably has a vested interest in reporting such figures. As do we. Power to the WoW players, I say! I can’t wait until the day when we’re all wandering around IRL, donning battle hats and swords.

Just two million Americans live and work on ranches and farms, however World of Warcraft gamers in the US? Four million. Uh-huh. Power to the people, everyone. So next time someone tries to convince you that rural Americans are the ‘real Americans’, try wafting these smelly figures under their nose. Mmmm, breathe in that Doritos and Ribena-flavoured gamer sweat. Lovely.

(via Switched)

Related posts
Virtual Worlds Week: Top 10 alternatives to Second Life
Virtual Worlds Week: CSI:NY going live in Second Life
Virtual Worlds Week: Second Life gets Facebook application

Katherine Hannaford
For latest tech stories go to