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World of Warcaft Classic drove subscriptions to record growth for a quarter

[2019.11.07, Thu 22:05] World of Warcraft Classic has been a big success to Activision Blizzard, with the company revealing today that the retro release has driven subscription numbers to their biggest quarterly increase in history. World of Warcraft players pay for the same subscription to have access to the regular game and Classic, which runs servers based on how WoW was before the launch of any expansions. We don't know the exact subscription numbers, as Activision Blizzard has not given that statistic out for years. Along with the launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Activision Blizzard attributed its success the financial third quarter on the strong performance of World of Warcraft Classic. In total, all of Blizzard's games had 33 million MAUs in the quarter. Earlier this month at BlizzCon, Blizzard revealed a new expansion, Shadowlands, for the modern version of World of Warcraft. Blizzard still has a series of update to roll out for Classic based on original World of Warcraft content.
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