Global subscribers to World of Warcraft crossed the 12 million mark, according to an announcement today from Activision Blizzard. After holding at 11.5 million subscribers for more than a year, some had assumed WoW had peaked. Between this announcement and the forthcoming expansion Cataclysm scheduled for release on December 7, we'd be willing to bet the venerable online role-playing game, which launched in 2004, will continue to grow.
In light of this announcement, it seems we need to update our calculations from earlier this week regarding WoW's likely longevity.
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