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How many ppl play wow nowdays?

tazarconantazarconan athensMember Posts: 1,013
Just curious any ppl have an idea or heard how many subs are there nowdays on wow?

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  • Kicksave321Kicksave321 Red wing, MNMember Posts: 262 Common
    Originally posted by tazarconan
    Just curious any ppl have an idea or heard how many subs are there nowdays on wow?

     

    Down to about 8,000,000 I think.  All my brothers play it I've stayed away mostly but recently I started a monk to my surprise there are a few lower levels running around.  I'm a tank but last night at level 20 instant qued for two dungeons. 
  • SmellyNannerSmellyNanner Metairie, LAMember Posts: 152
    Originally posted by Kicksave321
    Originally posted by tazarconan
    Just curious any ppl have an idea or heard how many subs are there nowdays on wow?

     

    Down to about 8,000,000 I think.  All my brothers play it I've stayed away mostly but recently I started a monk to my surprise there are a few lower levels running around.  I'm a tank but last night at level 20 instant qued for two dungeons. 

    As a tank you will ALWAYS insta-queue for a dungeon. (:

    DPS's are not so lucky, though.

     

    @OP

    Check out Realmpop.com

    That should give you a pretty good idea

  • NetSageNetSage Lake Geneva, WIMember Posts: 1,044 Uncommon
    Originally posted by tazarconan
    Just curious any ppl have an idea or heard how many subs are there nowdays on wow?

    While still far from its peak this sale seems to be getting a lot of MMO newbies to sign up.  At least if reddit is any indication.  But, it's still by far the largest MMO population wise.

  • GrummusGrummus Nantucket, RIMember Posts: 129 Uncommon

    3-4m US/EU by last tally. A large portion of the remainder is China.

     

     

  • NitthNitth AustraliaMember Posts: 3,903 Uncommon


    Originally posted by Keylogger_007
    3-4m US/EU by last tally. A large portion of the remainder is China.
     

    lol i really wana see the source on that...

    op: 7.6 million mate.

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  • simsalabim77simsalabim77 Somewhere, CAMember Posts: 1,367 Rare
    More than every other P2P game combined. If you're thinking of going back, there are still loads of people to play with. 
  • DamonVileDamonVile Vancouver, BCMember Posts: 4,818
    Originally posted by Nitth
      Originally posted by Keylogger_007
    3-4m US/EU by last tally. A large portion of the remainder is China.
     

     

    lol i really wana see the source on that...

    op: 7.6 million mate.

    What he's saying seems right ? 3-4 million in us/eu which leaves 3-4 million in china ( asia )

  • DauntisDauntis Kansas City, MOMember Posts: 600 Uncommon
    I have been running some DPS lately and the queues aren't bad, even at odd times in early morning finding dungeons in less than 15 minutes. Of course tanks and heals are pretty instant.

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  • NadiaNadia Topsham, MaineMember Posts: 11,866 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Nitth
    Originally posted by Keylogger_007
    3-4m US/EU by last tally. A large portion of the remainder is China.
     

    lol i really wana see the source on that...

    op: 7.6 million mate.

    last known tally for regional numbers  - WOW was 55% Asian

    http://wow.joystiq.com/2008/01/22/world-of-warcraft-hits-10-million-subscribers/

    Asia is the biggest market at the moment, with more than 5.5 million players, as compared to North America's 2.5 million and 2 million subscribers in Europe.

     

     

     

     

  • KratierKratier Riverton, NJMember Posts: 72 Uncommon
    did you seriously just post a 5 year old statistic
  • Bigjac06Bigjac06 round rock, TXMember Posts: 6 Uncommon

    A CRAP TON!!!! 

  • NadiaNadia Topsham, MaineMember Posts: 11,866 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Kratier
    did you seriously just post a 5 year old statistic

    Blizzard is the company that has not given any new regional breakdowns in 5 years

  • KanesterKanester WalesMember Posts: 375 Uncommon
    Just started playing again. Having a blast, my server has a que at peek times. A que for a 10 year old game, i think thats pretty amazing. I read somewhere wod will be hard and a great challange. Cant wait.
  • mcrippinsmcrippins Dallas, TXMember Posts: 1,188 Uncommon
    The horde kind of took over illidan it seems..
  • ZangetxuZangetxu California city, CAMember Posts: 18 Common
    Originally posted by Nitth
      Originally posted by Keylogger_007
    3-4m US/EU by last tally. A large portion of the remainder is China.
     

     

    lol i really wana see the source on that...

    op: 7.6 million mate.

     

    yes 7.6 million, in fact a blog stated about WOW and its popularity.

  • PWN_FACEPWN_FACE SeoulMember Posts: 670
    Originally posted by Nadia
    Originally posted by Kratier
    did you seriously just post a 5 year old statistic

    Blizzard is the company that has not given any new regional breakdowns in 5 years

    Anecdotal of course, but there were a lot of South Koreans playing WoW in 2008. Today, I don't know any South Koreans who play it. The only Blizzard game of interest in S Korea seems to be SC2. 

     

    Of course, there are people playing it here, but not among the uni students. LoL is the all the rage here, now, even over SC2.

     

    If Blizz says 7.5, I believe them, but I don't know the regional breakdown and I have no idea how it's doing in China. But it has fallen off sharply in Korea from what I've seen, and Korea was a huge market for them a few years ago.

  • ShadoedShadoed BirminghamMember Posts: 1,456 Uncommon
    Originally posted by PWN_FACE
    Originally posted by Nadia
    Originally posted by Kratier
    did you seriously just post a 5 year old statistic

    Blizzard is the company that has not given any new regional breakdowns in 5 years

    Anecdotal of course, but there were a lot of South Koreans playing WoW in 2008. Today, I don't know any South Koreans who play it. The only Blizzard game of interest in S Korea seems to be SC2. 

     

    Of course, there are people playing it here, but not among the uni students. LoL is the all the rage here, now, even over SC2.

     

    If Blizz says 7.5, I believe them, but I don't know the regional breakdown and I have no idea how it's doing in China. But it has fallen off sharply in Korea from what I've seen, and Korea was a huge market for them a few years ago.

    That sort of falls in line with what Blizzard said about their losses earlier in the year, that a lot of the loss had come from the eastern markets.

    It must be Thursday, i never could get the hang of Thursdays.

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