The anounced this a couple of days ago.
Blizzard Entertainment today announced that World of Warcraft® will officially release in Europe on Friday, 11th February, 2005.
World of Warcraft will be available in Europe for Windows® 98/ME/2000/XP and Macintosh® at a suggested retail price of 44.99€ (£29.99 in the UK), and will include a free one-month subscription to the game. ** The game and packaging have been fully localised in English, French and German; a localised box and manual will be available for Spanish and Italian players. For the initial shipment, the standard edition of World of Warcraft will be available in the aforementioned languages in two unique box covers representing the major factions of the world, Alliance and Horde. Both boxes will include the full version of the game on four CD-ROM disks. World of Warcraft has received a 12+ age rating in Europe.
The exclusive collector’s edition of World of Warcraft will be available at launch, in limited quantities, for a suggested retail price of 69.99€ (£44.99 in the UK). The game, box and manual will be available in English, French and German, with a localised box and manual in Spanish and Italian. The special collector’s edition will include the World of Warcraft game on both CD-ROM and DVD, a free one-month subscription, a World of Warcraft behind-the-scenes DVD in English, an exclusive in-game pet, a cloth map of the game world, a soundtrack CD, an Art of the World of Warcraft coffee table book, and a commemorative game manual signed by the development team.
After the initial free one-month subscription ends, players of World of Warcraft will be able to continue playing under one of three different subscription plans. The basic month-to-month subscription plan costs 12.99€ per month (£8.99 in the UK), while the three-month plan costs 11.99€ per month (£8.39 in the UK), and the six-month plan costs 10.99€ per month (£7.69 in the UK). World of Warcraft subscription fees can be paid with all major credit cards, many local cards, direct debit (such as ELV in Germany) and pre-paid game cards, the latter of which will be available in retail outlets where World of Warcraft is sold.
full press release here
It's not often some one can speak for a whole continent but in this case I can unanimously say "W00T!!!!"