The Old Republic monthly revenue has doubled since free-to-play switch
Since Star Wars: The Old Republic added a free-to-play option in November, monthly average revenue has doubled, Electronic Arts revealed today within a post-earnings financial call. Specific figures wasn't mentioned.
EA Labels president Frank Gibeau said the SWTOR Credits US massively multiplayer online role-playing game has added 1.7 million new players since the business design switch. This is under the 2 million announced in March.
Concerning paying members, Gibeau said The Old Republic featuring "just under" 500,000 subscribers. This is down from 1.3 million subscribers year-over-year.
To keep gamers logging into websites, Gibeau said BioWare will still invest in new content and services, expected to become SWTOR Credits EU added to your game every six or seven weeks. Star Wars: The Old Republic added the Rise in the Hutt Cartel expansion a few weeks ago.