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Star Wars: The Old Republic

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes free-to-play Nov. 15

3:00 PM on 11.08.2012 // Allistair Pinsof

Meanwhile, WoW still going 10 million users strong

Update: Current Old Republic subscribers now reflects the numbers on Electronic Arts' report.

For a while there, I really bought into The Old Republic taking Blizzard's crown. But, here we are with BioWare's game going free-to-play next week and World of Warcraft maintaing a userbase of 10 million subscribers.WoW's userbase peaked at 12m in 2010, while TOR's peak was reached earlier this year at 350,000 1.3m. Let that sink in. Maybe going free-to-play will change things.

I tried to tell BioWare to make a Panda Express expansion but they didn't listen. See what happens guys!?

[via Game Informer]

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destructoid's previous coverage:
Star Wars: The Old Republic

  Feb 04

Two expansions planned for The Old Republic in 2014

Galactic Starfighter now out for F2P players

  Dec 03

The Old Republic 'Galactic Starfighter' expansion is live

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  Oct 08

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