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Mtgo doesn't compare now. Back when it was launched it was an intuitive and streamlined client. Especially when you consider how much coding had to be done to secure all the relationships between various cards. All of that while playing super smoothly on dial up.
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I'm trying to figure out where the three WarCraft's, three Diablo's and the two StarCraft's fit into this analogy.

Westwood Studios - Command & Conquer. You also got Warhammer.
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In the same way that World of Warcraft is redesigned Everquest, and Hearthstone is redesigned Magic: The Gathering.

This is what Blizzard does: take an existing genre, strip out the bad, and keep the awesome.

Correct, blizzard always strips the adult out of old games, then rehashes the fisher price verson for incessant children who need to be pacified.

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Correct, blizzard always strips the adult out of old games, then rehashes the fisher price verson for incessant children who need to be pacified.
What does that even mean?
The adult? I don't think you can get a more vague term considering the subject if you tried.
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https://twitter.com/ggDoA/status/743325191304949760

its freaking insane how well this game is doing even for a Blizzard game, considering its a new IP


LoL is a juggernaut, overtaking it in anything is no joke, even Dota 2 has not come close
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This is a Blizzard game, right?

Does that 7 mil figure even put it in their top 5 launches? Considering this is a multi-platform, and blizzard has had multiple more successful launches on just the PC platform, I declare this clickbait
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Its more then 10 mil now and its a new IP


Overwatch is a massive sucess
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I will be curious to see how much their numbers shrink on consoles as new games come out. Infinite warfare and battlefield one especially both coming out in the next four months. Seems like most everyone I know that games on console trade in online multiplayer games for the next big thing almost immediately. With the notable exception of people who play gears of war. Those people are crazy loyal (or at least all the ones I have met).
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Its more then 10 mil now and its a new IP


Overwatch is a massive sucess

No doubt it's a massive success, just mincing hairs on the whole "One of the most successful of all time!" Diablo 3 and a few of the World of Warcraft expansions put up similar or better numbers just on PC.
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They were not new IPs


What are the best sales numbers in history for new IPs? Is 7 million in first week a record?
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