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Published on August 2nd, 2012 | by cinderboy

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Analyst predicts 50 mil monthly active users



Yes, you read it right. According to Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter in an investors note, he believes that Star Wars: The Old Republic now has the potential to “attract at least 10 million MAUs indefinitely, with upside to perhaps 50 million.” This is of course after the game announced its failure to sustain over 1 million players and is going Free-To-Play. Is the guy too positive?
 

From what I have read, Bioware has yet to officially talk about why the monthly payment model failed. In fact, I was expecting Bioware’s 2 co-founders, who are quite comfortable talking to the media, to have released their own statements by now. GameSpy has compiled a list of events which led to SWTOR going the F2P route, so hit it up and have a good read.
 


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Your average online gamer who is bilingual in Chinese and English, although he does try to play Japanese and Korean games sometimes. Might have a short fuse, but like every gamer, he is just human and is soft on the inside. Online gaming since 1999.



6 Responses to Star Wars: The Old Republic – Analyst predicts 50 mil monthly active users

  1. Sabin says:

    omg this game is so going to fail , and i think that guy is to blame.

  2. NunoGralha says:

    50 mil? in my language that means 50k. thats probably what u meant :D

  3. Sabin says:

    actually 50mil means 50 thousand in a lot of languages, i guess english is the true exception ahaha. Anyways, I also got the irony on his comment.

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