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Old 02-08-12, 10:25 AM   #137
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Default Re: Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Originally Posted by Bah! View Post
You read the forums and you'd think the game was a massive failure, with all the bitching and moaning. Finally the truth comes out and we have proof of what many of us have known all along, the game is a massive success:

http://www.gamespot.com/news/star-wa...e-subs-6349578

1.7 million active subscribers, and that's after the free month. 85% retention rate, over 2 million copies sold.
No it's not. They clarified later that this is the people in the 30 days. I can't help noticing that there are 300,000 people who payed for the game and then never activated their play time. I wonder whether this has to do with the scheme that required you to put in a credit card and activate a subscription (for after the 30 days) which some people might have misunderstood and thought they were ripped off.
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