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Will diablo3 over take wow in launch sales and become the new most popular played game of the year and in the future? And over take the PC rpg gaming market?
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diablo 3 is most awaited game since diablo 2. it could surpass wow or maybe not. who knows
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it might beat wow launch sales, but i doubt it will overtake and amount of WoW players in the long run.
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Amazon has already said its currently the most preordered game they've had
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it might beat wow launch sales, but i doubt it will overtake and amount of WoW players in the long run.

This, wow was like 7-8 years ago. Mmos were not considered "kool" etc at that time, wow is what made mmos popular and kl to the majority. I know eq etc I was a long time player of eq but wow put mmos on the maps for a lot of casuals etc.

So most of the people anticipating wows launch were people that loved blizzard before eq players and people that played warcraft 3 cause of the continuing lore.

While diablo 3 has everyone interested, they even have a "what is diablo 3" video and all sorts. It is all over the internet before launch and the hype for it is insane so it will have much better launch predicitions but will never top wow. I mean come on 11million+ acounts made.
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It could be but who knows until the day it is released and statistics are recorded and analysed. I am going to buy it since i was a big fan of Diablo 1 and 2 . I just wish diablo3 would have turned into a true mmorpg game that allows everyone to be on the "continent" / "world" at the same time, not just 5 player multiplayer private servers....I really think diablo3 would have been even bigger than it is going to be now if it had made it a true mmorpg style game.
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It could be but who knows until the day it is released and statistics are recorded and analysed. I am going to buy it since i was a big fan of Diablo 1 and 2 . I just wish diablo3 would have turned into a true mmorpg game that allows everyone to be on the "continent" / "world" at the same time, not just 5 player multiplayer private servers....I really think diablo3 would have been even bigger than it is going to be now if it had made it a true mmorpg style game.

Then it would just be another mmo. Not the arpg that everyone fell in love with.

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It could be but who knows until the day it is released and statistics are recorded and analysed. I am going to buy it since i was a big fan of Diablo 1 and 2 . I just wish diablo3 would have turned into a true mmorpg game that allows everyone to be on the "continent" / "world" at the same time, not just 5 player multiplayer private servers....I really think diablo3 would have been even bigger than it is going to be now if it had made it a true mmorpg style game.

Then it would just be another mmo. Not the arpg that everyone fell in love with.

-=Gummied GNex=-

Agreed. I didn't want to play WoW, I want to play Diablo
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