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54. Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic Free Passes Mar 14, 2012, 15:14 Verno
 
elefunk wrote on Mar 14, 2012, 09:40:
Brataccas wrote on Mar 14, 2012, 02:08:
elefunk wrote on Mar 13, 2012, 23:41:
Er, no, you didn't call it. The game has been out for roughly 3 months now, and it's in fact continually *gained* paid subscribers.

Mmmhmm. The server population trend numbers don't support you.

The subscriber numbers do. In a month, they went from 1.7 million subscribers where most were still in their free trial, to 1.7 million subscribers were the vast majority are now paid. That is an increase.

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That just looks like a little press blurb very light on details. I get what you're saying, its not doom and gloom like people are making out but they aren't exactly candid about current churn. I can't really see this increasing as the casual market continues to move toward mobile crap and the core market doesn't appear too satisfied by it anymore.

I don't think its even the game itself so much as it is people are burnt out on the traditional MMO formula.
 
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