Star Wars: The Old Republic Now Has Fewer Than A Million Subscribers

Illustration for article titled emStar Wars: The Old Republic/em Now Has Fewer Than A Million Subscribers

Star Wars: The Old Republic currently has less than a million subscribers, publisher Electronic Arts said in an investors call today.

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BioWare's massively multiplayer online role-playing game has been hemorrhaging subscribers since it launched last December. Earlier this year, the subscriber total dropped from 1.7 million to 1.3 million.

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EA did not give the number of current The Old Republic subscribers, though the company said it's "well over" 500,000.

Earlier today, EA said the MMORPG would be going free-to-play this fall.

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