The Objective of the Game
When you play, you can choose to be one of the four races. You then encounter one of the races famous heroes such as Thrall of the Orcs, Sylvanas of the Undead or Malfurion Storm Rage of the night elves. In the game you must complete quests given to you by these heroes and other important characters to save the world or seal its fate.
You play as a hero yourself to complete these quests given to you by the more powerful heroes. But, in its online abilities you can group up with a friend or friends to form your own small army/party and do the quests together.