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Lineage II's concurrent player-base has increased 800% since going F2P

NCsoft has revealed some rather nice figures for Lineage II, which changed over from a subscription-based MMO to free-to-play back in November. According to the firm (via MMORPG), the concurrent player-base in the game has increased 800%, more than 250,000 players have used the "Path to Awakening service" the web-based system which rewards player for game progression and provides free items tofolks level up faster. The firm has had to more than double the number of servers to accommodate the new players, and even better, revenue for NCsoft has "quadrupled" in the last two months. Fans have also "liked" the game's Facebook page more than 280,000 times and the game's forums are hopping. Good to hear!

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