In an article on Kotaku today, it’s been announced that Warhammer Online has surpassed the 500K subscribers mark. This is a great start for the game, indeed. Now, we all know that they aren’t going to retain all of that half mil, so how the game is going to perform from a subscriber count perspective is now up to how well the gameplay is received. From my observations, the servers as they are could mostly benefit from an increase in populations.
According to Mark Jacobs of Mythic, this makes WAR the fastest-starting MMO in history;
In just one week we have a half a million people playing WAR online, and the ranks of Order and Destruction are growing at a record-breaking pace for a new MMORPG,” said Mark Jacobs, co-founder and general manager of Mythic Entertainment. “We spent years working to provide players with the most stable, epic, and polished online world we could, but it is the players that have truly brought the Age of Reckoning to life.