Subscription MMOs aren’t dying, says LOTRO maker Turbine

It’s not subscription MMOs that are dying, Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online maker Turbine told Eurogamer – it’s antiquated games that insist upon a single method of payment.

“People now in the West expect to have full control over their entertainment dollar and spend it the way they want to,” explained Adam Mersky, Warner’s (Turbine’s owner) digital communications Witch King.

“It’s probably not right to say the subscription MMO is dying, it’s probably more right to say the idea of forcing a player to only have one option for having to consume your content – that’s probably dying.”

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  • 30 Jan 2012 16:16:00 +0000