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Starvault releases update on Steam Launch

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Star Vault: Mortal Online Steam Launch - update

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We now have sufficient information regarding the number of players, cash flow and 
estimated earnings to give a first preliminary assessment of the outcome 
of the Steam launch. 

As the players waiting to pay when they play for free up to a 
certain level, it is a natural lag before new players 
reason to subscribe. There is also a lag of about one month 
before income becomes available to us. Therefore, we have been 
careful not to go out with a premature statement about Steam. 

We have, as mentioned earlier, had a lot of pressure on the game server where 
very many players have wanted to try out Mortal Online. That was the 
big goal with Steam, to be able to reach considerably more players 
to get interested to find our game. The first "rush" has 
now subsided and we focus on having a stable growth of paying 
customers. We got a greater pressure than expected, which is positive. 
This caused some stress problems on the game server but as we got 
control over shortly after release. 

It has been a good increase in donations and subscribers in September and October. 
Because after the trailer shown above is Steamreleasens impact on the Q3 report marginal. 

As it is natural that the first "rush" adds the card after a 
Steam Launch we will follow this development closely and 
analyze the areas that players are most interested that we 
should keep up a keen interest in game as well as a recurring 
interest to the players.

Henrik Nyström, 
Board member and CEO


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"I should point out that no other company has shipped out a beta on a disc before this." - Official Mortal Online Lead Community Moderator

Starvault's reponse to criticism related to having a handful of players as the official "test" team for a supposed MMO: "We've just have another 10ish folk kind enough to voulenteer added tot the test team" (SIC) This explains much about the state of the game :-)

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  • ToferioToferio Member UncommonPosts: 1,411
    So basically they said nothing of significance other than just some vague speculations and excuses..
  • TalonsinTalonsin Member EpicPosts: 3,619
    "We now have sufficient information regarding the number of players, cash flow and 
    estimated earnings to give a first preliminary assessment of the outcome 
    of the Steam launch. "

    But where is the assessment of the steam launch?  Where is the estimated earnings?  WTF is the purpose of this announcement? 

    "Sean (Murray) saying MP will be in the game is not remotely close to evidence that at the point of purchase people thought there was MP in the game."  - SEANMCAD

  • OhhPaigeyOhhPaigey Member RarePosts: 1,517
    I've been playing this game on and off for the past few days, it's not bad, though if Darkfall didn't mess up their free weekend for me, I'd probably be subscribed there instead of MO lol.
    When all is said and done, more is always said than done.
  • TehmudjinTehmudjin Member UncommonPosts: 11
    @OhhPaigey Mortal > Darkfall

    Let me know if you need any help in game
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