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The Year The Subscription Model Died? WarCry Editorial Examines Payment Models

Posted Wed, Jan 09, 2008 by Aelryn

You want $15 per month? Pass.

Dana Massey muses on whether the subscription model of payment is a dying convention in this intriguing editorial.

All the evidence suggests that World of Warcraft is not the harbinger of an expanded marketplace, but an aberration, a lightning strike at the right moment. Among Western audiences - as it was among Eastern audiences years ago - the subscription based MMORPG is at best on life support and more than likely on its way out the door.

Read it at WarCry. What do you think? Is he right?


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