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World of Warcraft subscriptions dip slightly to 5.5 million

Activision's latest financial results have given us another look at the state of its in-decline MMO, World of Warcraft.

Chris Kerr, News Editor

November 3, 2015

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Newsbrief: Activision's latest financial results have given us another look at the state of its in-decline (but still highly popular) MMO, World of Warcraft.

After the release of the Warlords of Draenor expansion in November 2014 the game had over 10 million subscribers. By March 2015 that figure had fallen to 7.1 million, and by June 2015 - just three months later - it was down to 5.6 million

The August reveal of World of Warcraft's sixth expansion pack, Legion, appears to have finally stemmed the tide, with the game's subscriber count only falling by 100,000 to 5.5 million since June.




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Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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