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Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 170
# 110
10-10-2012, 12:24 AM
Originally Posted by happyhappyj0yj0y View Post

Get serious. Hyperbole undermines your case, it doesn't make it.

It's DAMNED hard to get an MMO to actually shut down due to revenue issues since it's comparatively cheap to put one into maintenance mode and run it in a closet somewhere.

And Cryptic's big seller is Zen by way of people trying to get lockbox keys. It's not subscriptions of any type, and more or less sub sales is never going to sink or float the boat.

This is a money grab. Don't mistake this for a fleeting attempt to keep the lights on. It's not.
Go tell that to my City Of Heroes friends and to NCSoft.

Sometimes, it is simpler to shut down a game than put it into maintenance mode.