MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s depletion and a trip to Bespin


Activision-Blizzard stole the week of news when our little ol’ post about how Blizzard itself has now dropped almost 29% of its active playerbase in three years went viral on Reddit, though of course as longtime readers know, Blizzard has been dropping for a long time and it’s entirely clear which titles are responsible for all the bleed and where all the players went – though I bet you have a few guesses.

Meanwhile, we got our greedy hands on Elyon, recapped Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga, flew to SWG Legends’ Bespin expansion for Star Wars Day, and pegged June 1st as WoW Classic’s Burning Crusade launch date.

Read on to catch up with the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions today as every Sunday in Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review!



Every week, get caught up on the MMO genre’s latest news and Massively OP’s best content in our MMO Week in Review! Want more roundups of content? Try Friday’s Betawatch for MMO testing highlights, Saturday’s Make My MMO for MMO crowdfunding updates, and Sunday’s The MOP Up, which mops up all the bits of news we didn’t cover anywhere else.

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