It's based purely on the number who've signed up to play one of Bigpoint's 60 free-to-play titles. It's a self appointed champion of the 'free model', bemoaning who don't 'get it'.
Whilst the registered user tally is an impressive number by itself, it doesn't reveal how many actually stay on to keep playing the games, or if they actually spend anything.
Battlestar Galactica MMO's Bigpoint passes 250m user milestone
01 February 2012 | By Simon Priest