Everybody Likes Free-to-Play MMOs More than Subscription Ones
Anyway, the study found that 36% of all MMO players in the United States prefer sci-fi MMOs. Of those folks, 84% play free-to-play MMOs, and 68% only play free-to-play MMOs.
Peter Warman, CEO at Newzoo, wondered what these numbers meant for Star Wars: The Old Republic, which is, last time I checked, a sci-fi MMO.
I am very curious to see how many free-to-play sci-fi gamers EA will be able to convert to [pay-to-play] gamers and what part will come from outside the current pool of sci-fi gamers, being complete newcomers, as well as the subscribers to Eve Online, WoW, Rift or any other AAA P2P MMO game.
I am curious, too*.
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