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WoW Subscriptions Down 5% Since 10/10

During the post-earnings conference call where Activision Blizzard unveiled Diablo III beta plans, there was also discussion of World of Warcraft subscription levels, noted by Kotaku. Word is the MMORPG, which was announced to have more than 12 million subscribers in October 2010, currently "only" has 11.4 million subscribers, which, after several hours of number crunching, the computer bank in the BlueTower says is a five percent drop off. Gamasutra notes that Blizzard president Michael Morhaime spoke of addressing this: "We need to be faster at delivering content to players," he says. "And so that's one of the reasons that we're looking to decrease the amount of time in-between expansions."

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22. Re: WoW Subscriptions Down 5% Since 10/10 May 10, 2011, 08:09 Sempai
 
By all means, keep tuning the game to be a grind assholes.
Activision/Bliztard are nothing more than a husk of what once was a talented and unique development house that used to care about the games they put out.

Now it's all about the money, it's so blatantly apparent in the Cata xpac how it takes the average player months to obtain a 4pc 359 gear set while grinding out multiple factions in order to get stupid shit like shoulder and helm enchants.

Fuck you Blizzard, you fucking pieces of arrogant steamy shit. You money hungry fucking whores..for forcing the subscriber to participate in your grinding bullshit in order to obtain gear that used to take the average player a week to obtain.

I can only hope something...ANYTHING(SWTOR)come out to pull subscribers like me away from your bullshit grind.
 
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