Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
User Settings
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:
Tampa, FL 10/09
Greenbelt, MD 11/06

Regularly scheduled events

Blizzard: Some WoW Subs Lost to The Old Republic

An interview on talks with World of Warcraft producer John Lagrave about the state of the game. He discusses the subscriber numbers for the MMORPG, saying that they have lost some players to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, though they think there are others hibernating until the release of the next WoW expansion:

"We certainly do look at [where WOW players go], and we have a very smart bunch of guys who do our analytics for us," said senior World of Warcraft producer John Lagrave.

"Of course people are trying Star Wars - our development team are trying Star Wars! I'm one of the few people who's still playing it actually, but yeah we've seen a dip in subs. It certainly has to at least be attributable to The Old Republic, but it's also attributable to people who want to wait and get Mists of Pandaria, so it's not surprising.

"Are they going elsewhere? Yes they are. We don't have a lock on all the best games in the world - Skyrim was an amazing game."

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


   Current Headlines
PC Sonic Lost World Next Month
StarCraft II 3.0 & Whispers of Oblivion Released
Prison Architect Released
Witcher 3 Expansion Video
Transformers: Devastation Released
Shardlight Announced
Steamships Ahoy - Skyhill
Dragon Age: Inquisition Game of the Year Edition Released
SMITE Sol Revealed
HotS Artanis This Month
Deus Ex Anniversary Video
Evening Patches
Evening Crowdfunding Roundup
On Sale
Evening Interviews
Gatherings & Competitions
Evening Consolidation
Evening Mobilization
Evening Tech Bits
Evening Safety Dance



Blue's News logo