Fifteen years have passed since the battle beyond the dark portal, and orcish hordes were scattered around the lands, what left of once might powerful force. But victory over and beyond the portal was just not enough to defeat their wild spirit, as their clans regrouped and are now raging for blood, and in all new 3D engine. But that's not the only threat... now, there are more creatures and races human race ever expected. The new war is imminent, and your only need is to rally troops and seize the victory before it'll be too late.
The collector's edition of the game includes a DVD with cinematics, interviews and a making-of segment, an Art of Warcraft coffee table book, 4 limited-edition lithographs, a signed manual and a soundtrack.
For those who ordered this game from EBWorld.com (now EBGames.com), same as with standard version of the game, they received an extra DVD with trailers for this game and World of WarCraft. However, for those who ordered this Collector's Edition over standard edition, they also got an extra poster of a human knight charging the attack on the hordes from the first in-game cinematic.