Why the “World of Warcraft” players number declined more than one million

Mists of Pandaria

Activision Blizzard earlier held in the second quarter earnings explanation session, in conference they revealed the active user number of “World of Warcraft” and other date at present. The following is the report.
Because the “Mists of Pandaria” of the “World of Warcraft” latest expansion will be on sale, Blizzard pointed out that they hope that the new players “Diablo 3” brings can play their other works, especially the part of “World of Warcraft”, about the monthly subscription number has reduced to nine million from ten million that was published in the first season earnings conference
The official pointed out, the loss players are main from the east game market, they believe that the reason of the number declined is just now in cohesion stage between “Cataclysm” and the next expansion “Mists of Pandaria”, and in addition, the test feedback conditions about “panda mystery man” are very good, they will speed up the steps of the part of Chinese region, at present tentatively set for the third quarter of the year.
About the “StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm” the test time, officials have not revealed any further information, only said they will open in the future.