Monday, October 11, 2010

LOTRO saves itself by going F2P

Not surprising really as tons of people would not want to try LOTRO due to a WoW addiction. With no entry fee the game seems to be chugging right along and hooking people with its "sit around campfires and play lutes with friends" attitude. Read more HERE.
Since making the switch, which was announced in June, developer Turbine says that revenues for the game have doubled. In addition, a million new accounts have been created and 20 per cent of the game’s former players have returned.

Peak concurrency has jumped by 300 per cent and the total active players count has increased four-fold.