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One of the chief architects of the swtor Greg Zeschuk revealed that”The average player of the massively multiplayer game Star Wars: The Old Republic plays the game between four and six hours per session”
During a recent interview.Greg Zeschuk said”When they play, their sessions are absurd,” “What it implies is that we’ve managed to pull off this ‘just-one-more-quest, just-one-more-thing’ feeling. So do I ,I find myself doing that all the time. I just get sucked back in. The playing of the game is off the charts.”
Last month, BioWares parent firn EA, revealed that the game had attracted 1.7-millon registered user. The sales of game client exceeded 2 million copies.
Zeschuk and his fellow BioWare co-founder Ray Muzyza said that this kind of data is flow from the intense amount of analytics and telemetry being drawn from the game. They’re not guessing; The charts also appear to support the theory that when people are happy, they have less to talk about on message boards. “A The other thing that’s really funny is if the game is really good, then the amount of forum chatter drops, because they are busy with the game. people no longer go to the forum.
Zeschuk said that a “small percentage” of players have reached the game’s level cap (50), but that “these guys still play a lot.” He says that BioWare is striving to provide them a lot of more exciting end-game content.”
Development of the game continues without any stop: “It’s just as active as it was in November before we launched,” Zeshcuk said. “We’re still sharing our plan to LucasArts almost daily , They’re still reviewing design documents. We still have feature stuff that goes out a couple of years in advance. This stuff is all dynamic, Based on the feedback we receive. We [can] start pushing things in and pulling them out.”
The Old Republic is BioWare’s first self-made MMO. It may become the biggest competitor ever to Blizzard’s World of Warcraft. Competing with that game is still a big challenge, but now BioWare is at least in that orbit, and it get good momentum Zeschuk said.”It’s a really different world,” “The amount of respect we have for people like Blizzard who run these games effectively has gone up even more.”
In the face of questioning from the media and inner industry, EA has finally announced the sales situation of third-quarter in late last year of the company . According to the figures that released ,the situation is better than thet expected, In which, the major contribution should be vested in the expected online game masterpiece “Star Wars: The Old Republic .
For online game players, the most interesting thing should be the achievement of “Star Wars: The Old Republic”, EA announced that, At present, they have identified that there are more than 2 million people bought the game((EA’s management expects at least two million players to call the game successful at all, according to previous reports) there are about 1.7 million Permanent game player, and is based on the above situation, the “Star Wars OL” has become the fast-selling opus of the subscription model mmorpg of EA’s history.
Eric Brown, EA’s chief consultant, said in an interview, currently the total number of the renewal player of “Star Wars: The Old Republic is higher than the company had expected. While using some advanced techniques so that each server can carry the number of players is also higher than normal.
In addition ,The operations of the game has created a number of other extraordinary figures: 40% of the 2 million copies of the game client is sold through the origins of gaming platforms; around 1.7-million of them are active and clock in an impressive four hours of gameplay a day (on average). In addition, .(EA’s management expects at least two million players to call the game successful at all, according to previous reports)This great operation make Star Wars: The Old Republic earning it the self-granted title of “fastest growing subscription MMO in history.”
On Wednesday ,EA announced that the highly anticipated games SWTOR become strong,which breaking the rumors that players abandon the game . By the news-driven, the stock rose nearly 6 percent.
EA invest much money and effort to “Star Wars: The Old Republic” ,which is more than any game on the company’s 30-year history. For EA’s performance in the next few years,there is a huge challenge, so Wall Street is also close attention to the success of the game. If it fails, a few coming quarters of profitability of EA will be affected.
EA said “The operations of the game has created a number of other extraordinary figures: 40% of the 2 million copies of the game client is sold through the origins of gaming platforms; around 1.7-million of them are active and clock in an impressive four hours of gameplay a day (on average). In addition, .(EA’s management expects at least two million players to call the game successful at all, according to previous reports)This great operation make Star Wars: The Old Republic earning it the self-granted title of “fastest growing subscription MMO in history.”
$60 to buy the game can get a free 30 day trial period, so that many players choose to pay for the service, which helps attract a large and loyal user base.
EA executives also responded to reports of the large number of users escape from the of the game. When “Star Wars: The Old Republic released on December 20 last year, many players need to wait a long time to access the server, but then the waiting time is suddenly reduced, which led some analysts worry that the players abandon the game, so EA cut down the target price.