Today Polygon published an interview with World of Warcraft executive producer J Allen Brack, who called the declining subscription rate for WoW “a difficult problem.” Subscribers have fallen to 5.5. million, down 100,000 since about three months ago. Read More
Activision Blizzard announced that World of Warcraft’s subscribers have fallen to 5.5. million, down 100,000 since about three months ago. This will also be the last time Blizzard reports subscriber numbers, instead opting to focus on other metrics; we don’t yet know what those metrics might be, though. Read More
IGN’s Luke Karmali spoke with World of Warcraft Executive Producer J. Allen Brack about the past and future of the game. With a new expansion coming out—Legion—and subscriber numbers dropping rapidly, a lot of people are curious what Blizzard has in store for the MMO. Read More
In a press release from Activision, Blizzard revealed that World of Warcraft is down 1.5 million subscriptions since last quarter, with only 5.6 million now—a low the MMO hasn’t seen since 2005, just one year after its debut. It’s still a pretty substantial number, of course, but it’s likely that Blizzard is hoping WoW’s new expansion will help inflate the subscriptions a bit.