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EA losses narrow as 2m buy Star Wars: Old Republic

You could almost smell the desperation in some quarters of the game press for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic to fail. Well guess what? It’s been a huge hit. Since its release in December the game has sold in excess of 2m copies worldwide, with 1.7 players signing up …

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2m leave World of Warcraft in one year

The number of World of Warcraft subscribers has fallen from over 12m to 10.3m in one year. Yesterday Blizzard announced that 800,000 players left the PC MMO between July and September. During October last year the game reached a peak with over 12m users. Earlier this year that figure fell …

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EA relaxed about Star wars Old Republic prospects

We’re no closer to nailing down a firm release date for the game, but a calm and considered EA spoke confidently about its hopes and expectation for BioWare MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic in its Q1 conference call last night. We’ve got a very aggressive plan to be able …

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EA confirms Old Republic delay

Publisher EA has confirmed that BioWare-developed MMO Star Wars: Old Republic will not now release this spring and will instead ship some time in the next fiscal year. This means it could potentially arrive as late as March 2012, though MCV understands that September 2011 remains EA’s target launch date. …

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WoW welcomes 12 millionth user

Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that PC online RPG World of Warcraft now has over 12m registered players worldwide. The game first arrived in 2004 and has topped the PC charts ever since via sales of the original and its two expansions, The Burning Crusade and Wrath of the Lich king. …

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WoW userbase still growing

The recent success of titles such as Eidos’ Age of Conan and Codemasters’ Lord of the Rings Online had lead some to speculate that long-term market leader World of Warcraft is on the wane – not so, according to its developer. Speaking to VG247 at Games Convention, Blizzard’s lead designer …

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