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World of Warcraft paid subscribers at a nine year low at 5.5M

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Blizzard has announced that the paid subscribership for World of Warcraft has decreased again at roughly 5.5 million users, down from a peak of 14 million nine years ago. The studio had lost 100,000 in each of the past three months.

Warcraft movie trailer dropping November 6th

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The Warcraft movie has seen quite a bit of buzz as everyone scrambles for every little detail on what Blizzard and Legendary Films have in mind for the long standing iconic real-time strategy/massively multiplayer online franchise. According to the Twitter of film director Duncan Jones, we won't be waiting much longer for a taste of something official.

Flying mounts return in latest Warlords of Draenor patch

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Blizzard's decision not to include flying mounts in World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor didn't go down particularly well with players, so it wasn't too surprising to hear the studio reveal back in June that they were restoring the feature.

Starting from today with the release of the game's 6.2.2 patch, you can take to the skies once more - providing you jump through a few hoops first.

Blizzard is considering another Warcraft RTS

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Blizzard might come back to the classic Warcraft RTS series after the upcoming expansiob Legacy of the Void wraps up the Starcraft 2 saga.

Speaking to IGN, Legacy of the Void producer Tim Morten said that while this is definitely not the last we'll see of Blizzard's flagship sci-fi franchise, the team is considering other options too.

World of Warcraft loses another 1.5 million subs

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World of Warcraft has lost another 1.5 million monthly subscribers since May, Blizzard has revealed in its second quarter financial report (.PDF link), knocking it down to a total of 5.6 million.

That's not quite as dramatic as the 3 million lost in the company's first quarter, but it's still a significant figure. The new total number of subscribers is the game's lowest since 2005, according to VentureBeat.

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