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Guild Wars 2 Sells 2 Million

ArenaNet announces sales figures for Guild Wars 2, saying their recently launched MMORPG sequel has now sold more than two million units:

NCsoft®, the world’s premier publisher and developer of massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) and ArenaNet, developer of the renowned Guild Wars franchise, has announced that the chart-topping MMO Guild Wars 2 has sold more than two million units. Despite temporarily halting first-party sales and replenishing retail stores to maintain an optimal player experience, Guild Wars 2 surpassed the two million sales milestone shortly after turning sales back on.

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91. Re: Guild Wars 2 Sells 2 Million Sep 14, 2012, 06:47 Quinn
PropheT wrote on Sep 13, 2012, 18:13:
Quinn wrote on Sep 13, 2012, 11:02:
I'm not going to flame GW2 anymore. I've spend a fair amount of time doing that already in an earlier topic. What I have come to realize is that, quite simply, at this moment there are 2 types of MMO players: Those that like the WoW types and those that like the GW2 types.

I think there are two types of MMO players. Those that like the WoW types, those that like GW2 types, and those that like both types.


I didn't like GW2 at first but have been playing the crap out of it the last week or so. I hated WoW at first, too, and wound up playing it for years. I like most of the MMO's that have come out in some way or another, honestly, from GW1 to Warhammer.

The two games aren't disparate, it's not like we're talking Second Life to Guild Wars here. There's bound to be considerable overlap in player base among fantasy MMORPG's of any kind.

That's why I think my PC & Mac analogy was fair in that it acknowledges exactly that. Adding that third party to my analysis felt unnecessary and would've only slowed my and the reader's momentum in getting to my point.
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