The lights are on
You might recall that Blizzard recently stripped its next subscription MMO, Titan, down to the studs for a complete overhaul. On today's Activision second quarter earnings call we learned that something that went in the dumpster was the subscription model.
"We're in the process of selecting a new direction," said Blizzard president Mike Morhaime. We know that members of the team have been moved onto other projects, including World of Warcraft and Diablo. For more on Titan's reboot, check out editor Adam Biessener's opinion piece on the subject.
Our TakeThe subscription MMO is dying, and World of Warcraft is one of the last to succeed with that model. Moving to a free-to-play structure or something like Trion's Defiance makes a lot of sense in the changing landscape.
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I'm still waiting for a Starcraft FPS/Action game
Well this is news. I guess I may jump back play WoW again. Of course most likely go the route that SW:TOR did. Basically have a free mode and the pay mode. Free mode you can play and such but your lacking a lot of the basics stuff that makes life easier. Yet paid. Everything is open.
So yeah. We'll see now how they do it.
Blizzard used to be my favorite game company but They sold out for the money
They should of said "In advanced to that, we will make World of Warcraft free to play." That would bring me back instantly, and paying was the only reason I left. All in all, thats good their going f2p for Titan.
Thank the heavens sense has been introduced to Blizzard. I might actually consider them now.
Has the subscription gone outdated, or have the games available been unworthy of paying for? I can honestly say I would pay monthly for a game if it was as invigorating and capturing as WoW was when I first stepped into the world.