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Top 10 MMOs of 2012 revisited

Zeus.CMZeus.CM ZagrebPosts: 1,788Member

In 2009 Jon Wood ( staff) posted his prediction what games will be on top in 2012.

The original list:

1. WoW

2. GW2



5. STO

6. APB

7. EVE

8. WoD

9. DC/Marvel/Champions

10. Aion


In your opionion what the list should really look like now at the end of 2012?

(please list only released MMOs)



1. GW2


3. TSW

4. Rift

5. Aion

6. WoW


8. Lotro

9. EVE

10. FF XIV

Out of the list: STO, APB, WoD, DC/Marvel.., WoD (not released)


  • fat_taddlerfat_taddler Wanaque, NJPosts: 286Member

    Your list is based on personal opinion, the original list was based on projections such as subscribers, profitibility, etc. 

    "we decided to look for a Top 10 list that took many factors into account, with subscribers, profitability, critical acclaim and fan support topping the list."


    That being the case, WoW should still be number one. 

  • Zeus.CMZeus.CM ZagrebPosts: 1,788Member
    Well, of course it's only my personal opinion. I ask for yours too.
  • catlanacatlana Houston, TXPosts: 1,677Member

    If you are talking population, Jon Wood's list is accurate except not including Rift in top 10. No game has approached WoW numbers for awhile. Wow continues to be the extremely heavy weight champion.. If you are talking personal preference I would list the games very differently.

    1. Rift

    2. SWToR

    3. DDO

    4. EQ2

    5. Tera

    6. WoW

    7. GW2

    8. Aion

    9. TSW

    10. AoC


  • VannorVannor YorkshirePosts: 3,026Member Uncommon
    Putting FFXIV in the top 10, based on the original version of course not the upcoming one, should be illegal.
  • FrodoFraginsFrodoFragins Manchester, NHPosts: 3,015Member Uncommon

    My guess based purely on population:

    1. WOW

    2. SWTOR

    3. GW2

    4. EVE

    5. Rift

    6. Aion

    7. LOTRO

    8. TSW

    9. EQ2

    10. TERA




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