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During the recent Activision-Blizzard investor call, Blizzard CEO Mike Morheime released figures that showed the numbers of subscribers to World of Warcraft had dropped by around 5% – the first such drop recorded.
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might not sound like a lot but if they truly have 12 million subscribers then 5% is 600 000 people...
 
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Maybe due to Rift?
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post #3 of 221
People must be realizing they want something fresh to play
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It has to be getting old to a lot of people. Plus newer games and SC2 are rising.
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Coincidence perhaps?
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Originally Posted by Yumyums View Post
People must be realizing they want something fresh to play
Everyone has their own reason. I'll admit I was getting tired of the endgame epic farming, but college became more demanding and games aren't my first priority. Even still, I won't say that I don't miss it.
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That game wont hold my attention for more then two months at a time, if ever again.

Just not worth the $15 a month price to play imo.
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post #8 of 221
sounds about right to me... I played enough wow to realize one game breaking flaw... Brilliant as it may be, the game is designed to be as slow and tedious as possible without being so outright boring that you quit playing. Its a good idea, since time spend playing is more subscription fees to collect for blizzard, but once people realize they, which they inevitably will, games that cost $5-50 bucks once and are full-fun the whole time you play suddenly seem a lot more appealing.
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Bout time people moved on.
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All the old content they keep reusing is so boring.
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