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Originally Posted by aksthem1 View Post
Didn't they have to shut down servers, because there wasn't enough players or was that Aion?

Either way a lot of people complained about the performance on it. It looked great, didn't run as well.
Nearly every MMO has server merges now. AOC will have 3 servers, a PVE, PVP, then a "Hard Core" PVP server.

It has improved a lot since launch. I must say though however I do not like the new expansion. It implements too much of a grind. However with the new Conan movie coming out, they are releasing new zones to help tie the game with the movie.

It's one of the few MMOs I can still play. Tired of the fairies and elfs and dwarfs and crap. I need something that targets my thirst for blood and boobies.
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I actually enjoyed this game at the release date , me and a few friends played together. It's awesome that it's going to F2P, def going to be playing again.

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So many games going F2P now.
LotRO doubled their income from going "free" if I remember correctly.
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I'm not going to comment on their past failures. If they can tweak the rewards of pay vs free, then it would help with the game.
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It's just free 'till the end of May, no big deal, they've done these free weeks before for previous subsricbers.
They gon free to play, not just til end of May. However the F2P is restricted. If you want to pvp without getting wiped, you need to sub. Otherwise you don't get the AA perks to stay competitive even if you have some skill. This game is entirely gear based, and full of imba in PvP.
    
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That's for old subbers. It's going to go f2p in the future, for example, when the new server (with special pvp ruleset) comes in June.

AoC was one of the best mmo back in 1.04. However the current game director ruined it and it became worse and worse. Now maybe free to play will save the game.
It was NEVER one of the best.
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I cancelled my sub about 6 months ago due to the low subs and just getting bored with the slow pace of updates. I will definitely be checking it out again whenever they fire up the F2P updates.

There have been a lot of changes since launch and IMO it is good game in it's current state.

Some more info from Toms: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Age...l#BOM_comments

Looks like it will also be going unrated... I am all for more gore & boobies!
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It was NEVER one of the best.
It was, back in 1.04.
    
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post #38 of 87
maybe it will be worth playing now =p.
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post #39 of 87
I've been saying it for years: f2p and microtransactions are going to grow exponentially it's a fun business model... and it will get me playing conan again. The music/environments in that game are great.
    
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Free to play is the way to go now... you get more players and eventually there going to spend the dime on the premo goods
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