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The Secret World: news and videos


03-29-2017

The Secret World

I don't know a whole lot about The Secret World, but I do know that it launched with the requisite subscription model that almost every MMO starts with. When sales were lower than expected, developer Funcom decided to go with a buy-to-play model that saw a one time purchase similar to Guild Wars. It looks like the time for that final transition into free-to-play territory is upon us.

Funcom has announced that The Secret World will be relaunched this Spring as Secret World Legends with a completely free business model. I'm surprised Funcom was able to last five years in a post-World of Warcraft world without going F2P as basically every other MMO can barely last a full year.

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