Subscription-free business model sets new standard for online multiplayer games
In a press release sent out today, ArenaNet and NCSoft announced that the Guild Wars franchise has broken the 4 million units sold mark across the world. The game's subscription-free model and focus on competitive gameplay has helped create a unique experience in the MMO space.
"ArenaNet's fantastic work on Guild Wars has helped make NCsoft the leading online gaming publisher in the world," said Robert Garriott, CEO of NCsoft North America. "Guild Wars players continue to join in droves and stay loyal to the franchise thanks to a business model that makes for a very accessible product. We are all excited about the future of Guild Wars with the expansion ready to be released and Guild Wars 2TM on the horizon."
To read more about the press release, head over to the Press Release - August 21, 2007 page.