World of Warcraft sees its subscriber numbers fall 1.3 million in past three months

World of Warcraft sees subscriber base fall by 1.3 million in three months, reports EPS of $0.40.

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Published Wed, May 8 2013 6:05 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Things aren't looking so great for Activision Blizzard. The company revealed today that World of Warcraft saw its subscriber base decline by 1.3 million over the past three months. For the period from January to March, the World of Warcraft subscriber count dropped from 9.6 million to 8.3 million.

World of Warcraft sees its subscriber numbers fall 1.3 million in past three months | TweakTown.com

CEO Bobby Kotick:

Though the majority of our subscriber decline occurred mainly in the East, where we have more subscribers and lower revenue per subscriber, we saw declines in the West as well. We believe in the long-term value of this franchise and will continue to commit substantial resources to World of Warcraft.

Activision Blizzard reported net revenues of $1.32 billion and earnings-per-share of $0.40. These beat their guidance of $1.16 billion and EPS of $0.29.

NEWS SOURCE:joystiq.com

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