Distribution of World of Warcraft characters in U.S. and EU realms as of February 2019, by faction

Distribution of World of Warcraft characters in 2019, by faction The statistic shows the distribution of characters by faction in the online computer game World of Warcraft as of February 1, 2019. Approximately 50.9 percent of all characters in the U.S. realms were members of the Alliance. In the beginning, when a player generates an avatar for himself they need to choose a race. Depending on their race, they further need to choose a class for their avatar. Factions are automatically assigned based on chosen race. Each race and class contain certain talents which they develop throughout the game; for example, an undead death knight may have increased physical strength and a talent in summoning undead creatures, such as demons. As of February 2019, the most popular races in U.S. realms were humans and blood elves and the most popular classes were hunters and paladins.
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AllianceHorde
EU realms50.3%49.7%
U.S. realms50.9%49.1%
AllianceHorde
EU realms50.3%49.7%
U.S. realms50.9%49.1%
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The statistic shows the distribution of characters by faction in the online computer game World of Warcraft as of February 1, 2019. Approximately 50.9 percent of all characters in the U.S. realms were members of the Alliance. In the beginning, when a player generates an avatar for himself they need to choose a race. Depending on their race, they further need to choose a class for their avatar. Factions are automatically assigned based on chosen race. Each race and class contain certain talents which they develop throughout the game; for example, an undead death knight may have increased physical strength and a talent in summoning undead creatures, such as demons. As of February 2019, the most popular races in U.S. realms were humans and blood elves and the most popular classes were hunters and paladins.
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Release date
February 2019
Region
Europe, United States
Survey time period
February 1, 2019
Special properties
characters level 0-120
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For this analysis, 24.6 million characters on US realms and 23.1 million characters on EU realms were recorded. The data were collected by using Blizzard's Battle.net API.

Realm Pop: "To get the list of characters for a realm, first we record all the characters who posted to the auction house. Then we fetch and record their guild rosters. This should cover the majority of characters on a realm".
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