Higher barrier to entry? was RE: [MUD-Dev] NEWS: Blizzard Entertainment announces World of Warcraft

Jeremy Noetzelman jjn at kriln.com
Mon Sep 10 16:46:52 New Zealand Standard Time 2001

On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Travis Nixon wrote:
> From: "Derek Licciardi" <kressilac at home.com>

>> In the recent computer breakin that happened to Verant, Sony
>> released a figure in a press release saying their EQ empire was
>> worth 50 million a month.( I think Gamespy reported it ) BTW I
>> don't plan on having 1% of the budget.

> That number is WAY too big.  By about a factor of 10.  50 million
> a year I could believe, and actually, that would be about
> right. :) That would, of course, be gross income, not net.

According to the article in the Seattle Times, it is, in fact, $50M
annually, not monthly.


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