Fibrocyte wrote on Sep 17, 2012, 13:15: I have no problems with WoW's monthly subscription given the quality of the product, and so I'm still surprised that GW2 has no sub fee. I think they could have asked for some nominal amount, say $3/month, from their playerbase and not lost any players.
For most games... I would prefer a monthly subscription to THEIR F2P models. (Pay to be viable for progression)
But GW2's F2P model can't be beat... and I can't see going back to a subscription fee game unless it was ridiculously phenomenal.