When I stop to consider that Blizzard is pulling out all the stops for the 25th anniversary of Warcraft and the 15th anniversary of World of Warcraft, it makes me shake my head that it’s been so long. Admittedly, Warcraft has always been part of my gaming life, if not playing, at least by knowing it was there since my first fledgling days as a gamer. Let’s not forget that looking at those two numbers gives me pause and wonder how it is that I got so old. … [Read more...] about Warcraft at 25
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A lot has changed for the better in three years. ESO has gone buy-to-play, revitalized the game with Tamriel Unlimited and really, made the best changes possible for the game. As a result, the game has over 10 million players by the end of 2017, and is truly the only current game that can stand toe-to-toe with WoW on accounts made. However in terms of revenue, WoW might still have the edge. … [Read more...] about 5 Modern MMORPGs That Couldn’t Challenge World of Warcraft
#5 The Burning Crusade (2.4m units sold) World of Warcraft’s very first expansion was 2007’s The Burning Crusade. The game added Outland, a new off-world continent, two new races in the Dranei and Blood Elves and much more. With World of Warcraft at the height of its popularity in early parts of 2006, the expansion came at a good time and 2.4m units sold in 2007 is relatively huge. Back then the internet isn’t the marketing monster it is today, and hype about the expansion grew in many ways it would have never done today – magazines, word of mouth and ICQ/MSN – remember that one? … [Read more...] about Top 5 World of Warcraft Expansions 2018 – Which Are The Bestselling WoW Expansions Of All Time?
#2 Legion, Warlords of Draenor, Cataclysm (3.3m units sold) At second place for best selling World of Warcraft expansion within 24 hours is a tie between three. 2016’s Legion expansion introduced a brand new class, the Demon Hunter, and the narrative brought the Alliance and Horde together to the Broken Isles to stop the Burning Legion once and for all. While generally liked by many for introducing new systems, graphical upgrades and more, Legion still didn’t do enough to break away from the rest. … [Read more...] about Here Are The Top 5 Most Popular World of Warcraft Expansions 2019
My job is to represent the player experience to see that we at Blizzard are making decisions that are in the best interests of our players and that we’re always taking the long-term view on that. It’s easy as individuals to want to do something, to add something or subtract something from the game to meet the needs of what we feel capable of doing now or if it’s something within our charter. But somebody has to step outside that and listen to all the different and competing ideas and weave the thread of what’s the right thing for our players. It’s something I learned from J (Brack) and something he, in turn, learned from Mike Morhaime, that if you take that long view, that you’ll always prevail. … [Read more...] about World of Warcraft: Meet Executive Producer John Hight