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I'm sure a development team of 400 is cheap to pay. Then come the GM, CM, retail employees. Then come the cost of hosting about 12-13 server clusters each having 15 servers. That's only one client though because theres the KR, CN, EU clients.

Yes, Blizzard do make a lot of money but not nearly as much as people think. Infact, Blizzard Activision announced a profit of 2.3 billion last year. You can attribute maybe 40% of that to WoW.
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I'm sure a development team of 400 is cheap to pay. Then come the GM, CM, retail employees. Then come the cost of hosting about 12-13 server clusters each having 15 servers. That's only one client though because theres the KR, CN, EU clients.

Yes, Blizzard do make a lot of money but not nearly as much as people think. Infact, Blizzard Activision announced a profit of 2.3 billion last year. You can attribute maybe 40% of that to WoW.
Oh so only a $800-$900million profit, that's chump change.
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9 years? What have you been smoking recently?

Recently WoW celebrated it's 4th bday. As for the earning, that math is faulty, cause monthly fee is not always the same, people get discount for paying for 3 and 6 month at a time, plus cost in different regions is different.
i did not know and i was just sayin if evryone paid 15 bucks for one moneth thats how much it would be
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1 out of 11.5 million is inactive.. ME!! haha i played til level 8, then stopped. then again, it was finals week. maybe ill start playing again
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So 11 million in WoW
Close to 15 million on Steam

And they are saying PC gaming is dying....
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Well then, 11.5Million people have lost their life. Suckers.
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So 11 million in WoW
Close to 15 million on Steam

And they are saying PC gaming is dying....
ugh. That doesnt mean 26 million unique subscriptions. I know I have 2 STEAM accounts myself, and in WoW people do have multiple accounts, like the guy with 11 accounts was it? Yeah.

Also..


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I will never pay a monthly fee to play a game!!!!!
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