Game database:   #ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ         ALL     Xbox One     PS4     360     PS3     WiiU     Wii     PC     3DS     DS     PS Vita     PSP     iOS     Android


Free Realms passes 20 million registered users


11:30 AM on 10.21.2011
Free Realms passes 20 million registered users photo



Sony Online Entertainment have announced that Free Realms, their free-to-pay MMO, has reached over 20 million registered users. For a game that was only released in 2009 that's quite a number, but I'd be interested to see how these numbers actually break down, as in how many people were playing on the PC/Mac and how many were playing on the PS3.

To celebrate this milestone, SOE are giving players a special "in-game varsity letterman jacket" to players that login to the game before the 31st of October. Speaking of the spooky time of the year, there will be special Halloween events, running from this Monday through to November 7th, that include a "Vampire vs Werewolf dance-off". Which I presume is some sort of Twilight thing, right?

I know it's easy to sniff at the idea of a free-to-play MMO reaching 20 million users, I mean we've all registered for some online service only to use it once and never return. That being said, 20 million users ain't nothing to sniff at.






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.






MMO

11:00 PM on 02.13.2015
ZeniMax details The Elder Scrolls Online's upcoming pay-to-play store

The latest MMO to go the pay-to-play route is The Elder Scrolls Online. Last month's announcement was a bit of a shocker to some, as going subscription free is an indicator of bad news for MMOs. However, ZeniMax is trying its...more



2:00 PM on 02.10.2015
Atari is making a new Asteroids game (Yes, really!)

Atari just announced a new Asteroids game. No, you guys, I'm being serious. Stop laughing!  Asteroids: Outpost, as it's called, is described as an open-world MMO with survivalist gameplay. The experience casts players in...more



9:00 AM on 02.06.2015
Elite: Dangerous 1.1 patch brings pilots together and enhances gameplay

Elite: Dangerous continues to mature with the latest 1.1 BETA update. The addition of Community Goals adds missions for groups of players to work towards, like destroying x amount of enemies, or hauling a certain cargo t...more



View all MMO






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more