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World of Warcraft hits 12 million subs

Thursday, 7th October 2010 14:31 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Blizzard’s just announced World of Warcraft has now hit 12 million subscribers.

The last figure given by the company was 11.5 million subs by Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime in Activision’s Q4 financials.

“The support and enthusiasm that gamers across the world continue to show for World of Warcraft reaffirms our belief that it offers one of the best entertainment values available today,” say Morhaime.

“We are as committed as ever to taking the game to new heights, and we look forward to demonstrating that with Cataclysm in December.”

Blizzard announced on Monday the next expansion for the MMO, Cataclysm, will launch on December 7.

World of Warcraft launched in 2004 and has seen two expansions release for it since release: The Burning Crusade in 2007 and Wrath of the Lich King in 2008.

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7 Comments

  1. Erthazus

    Congratulations Blizzard, if only you could make it more hardcorish like it was in the past.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. endgame

    “if only you could make it more hardcorish like it was in the past” what? really? so it wasn’t always aimed at s**t stupid kids? it totally looked so.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Shokaku

    Strange world.. why people are playing it ?

    #3 4 years ago
  4. KrazyKraut

    [insert evil kotick grin here]

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Erthazus

    “so it wasn’t always aimed at s**t stupid kids? it totally looked so.”

    First WOW was fucking brilliant. Until few last Burning Crusade patches came.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. LOLshock94

    @4 that goblin is kotick

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Phoenixblight

    @1

    Apparently you never followed what Blizz wanted. Ghostcrawler said the casuals were always the aim for the game, its kinda the reason why they hit 12 million subs.

    #7 4 years ago

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