Warcraft Breaks 5 Million Mark as Video Game Sales Slump

Posted on December 20, 2005

The number of World of Warcraft subscribers has passed the 5 million mark. The BBC says new subscribers from Asia helped boost the subscriber total. At the same time MMORPG's and other online worlds are popular video games have slumped according to a BBC report -- but these are pre-Xbox 360 numbers from November.

Hopefully the sales will will pick up in December with the new system from Microsoft and people buying games for gifts. MThere is also the possibility that some people are spending their time and money on online games like WOW instead of playing video games.

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