World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million users

By on December 29, 2008, 11:46 AM
World of Warcraft has added another half million gamers to its subscriber base following the launch of the Wrath of the Lich King expansion in October selling nearly 3 million copies on day one. According to Blizzard, more than 11.5 million subscribers now play the popular MMORPG worldwide, and that number excludes players whose accounts have expired or free promotional accounts.

Currently, Wrath Of The Lich King holds the record for fastest-selling PC game of all time, with its predecessor The Burning Crusade coming in second. Moreover, the game in general continues to be the biggest, most popular MMO to date, even though it came out four years ago, and with 500,000 new subscribers in just two months that doesn't seem to be changing any time soon.

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Drowsiness said:
Meh. I play WoW. The game can be fun while leveling, but it tends to become the same-ole, same-ole very quickly once you max your level out. I have 4 level 80 toons and it's very stale right now. So stale, in fact, that I haven't played in 2 weeks.Also, Blizzard is REALLY slapping their loyal customers/fans by providing sub-par support. The very thing that lead many people to jump ship when it came to EverQuest. SOE (Sony Online Entertainment) treated customers like trash, much like Blizzard are doing now, and they didn't hold on to a lot of people once the "next best thing" was released, which happens to be World of Warcraft.Just my $0.02 worth here.
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