Some point to the recent success of Classic as a validation of the sub model.
Perhaps for an older title like WOW on a PC platform but Blizzard isn't counting on it on their upcoming releases.
"As we introduce mobile and free-to-play games based on our franchises we believe we can increase audience size, engagement and monetization across our wholly owned franchises.
With a strong content pipeline and momentum in mobile, esports and advertising, we are confident we will remain a leader in connecting and engaging the world through epic entertainment.”
Source: 3rd Qtr results over on MOP.
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