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Reasons for increased playerbase?

why   194 votes

  1. 1. when

    • Dark knight release
      104
    • Youtuber sheeple came crawling back
      30
    • Revelation online tanking bad
      27
    • Bdo best singleplayer rts
      33

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I think its because RO tanked and ppl came sneaking back

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I think all these options play a factor in why people returned to the game.

But i voted that youtubers and their "flock" returned.

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You also forgot the WoW boies probably got bored of their expansion.

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You also forgot the WoW boies probably got bored of their expansion.

wow is dead game doe

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I vote DK.

RO didn't tank bad, it was always bad and I'm sure most people already knew it was nothing special.

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They sold some server space. Which is why you see crowded everywhere, yet same amount of people. 

 

Thats what i believe. I dont see more people or less. 

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Our avatars had babies. (✿◡‿◡)

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They sold some server space. Which is why you see crowded everywhere, yet same amount of people. 

 

Thats what i believe. I dont see more people or less. 

I beg to differ, there's at least 50% more people afk fishing in heidel now compared to before dk release.

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i think we had quite a few new people some time back and they've started bleeding out from the olivia channels recently

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DK + game being what... 5 or 10 bucks now? 

They also may have ran some more advertisement.

 

More people is all well and good.... But can we get some servers to back that? Lag/desync was always an on/off issue but since merge and especially now at increased population uhhg.

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RO was just hype, people said it was going to be the most popular MMO when they didn't even played.
Probably most people played about 1 day and then got bored because it's really a shitty game (In my opinion ofc), i voted for DK, people always want to try a new classes or big updates.

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Only because DK release.

on EU it was crowded everywhere for like 2days, now its back to "normal"

 

One thing is sure, it was definitely not because Anniversary Event.. kappaface.png?1

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Because they are actually advertising the game.

Do you guys even use social media? There are ads of bdo everywhere since server merge.

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what actually happened is they lowered the server compacitys/bandwith to make this game not look dead.

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Definitely the release of DK, the weekends numerous channels are 'crowded' . But pre-DK there has been a rise too, many have come back after realizing the sale of pearls items wasnt so bad. 

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They sold some server space. Which is why you see crowded everywhere, yet same amount of people. 

 

Thats what i believe. I dont see more people or less. 

That's been my thoughts for a week aswell.

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They sold some server space. Which is why you see crowded everywhere, yet same amount of people. 

 

Thats what i believe. I dont see more people or less. 

8 ppl in sausan B spot and 7 in A spot even sausan harbour had 2 ppl duo.
elrics 5 man pty

helms full
rouges full

Was the same situation in 3 channels I swapped to

ye more ppl

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wow is dead game doe

People have been saying this for 6+ years. It still isn't true. While BDO is a very successful MMOG, WoW still has more people playing it.

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I definitely think it was a wide variety of factors, but a big surge was from the DK hype, if nothing else because someone who plays BDO told their friends or pushed them into joining for DK. 

 

As for RO, I hope people didn't have high hopes, anyone who played either Tera or BnS could see just all the ways RO stole core mechanics with little to no variation to their original IPs that they "Borrowed" them from.

 

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They also started heavily advertising the game finally.
I see ads everywhere. (i forgot to re-install ad blocker Kappa)

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Idk how long the option to gift the game has been up, but that is how I started playing. I'm not into PvP so I never even thought about trying the game, but my friend wanted the polar bear pet and I said "Sure, I've got nothing better to do so gift me the game and I'll level to 30". Had no intention to do anything else, just hit 30 and go back to my books and Netflix... Well, here I am still playing after a month :D

For returning players I'd put my money on Dark Knight, youtubers and then friends following friends to see if anything has changed.

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Lost of advertising, DK sure as well, word of mouth...

 

And to be completely honest. Its just a damn good game!

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They sold some server space. Which is why you see crowded everywhere, yet same amount of people. 

 

Thats what i believe. I dont see more people or less. 

If returned last month, and A LOT MORE PLAYERS.. 

For me it was the returning player rewards, and for a lot more i believe.. You could actually get some nice items to catch up with and money.. 

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RNG is the answer. That's why they returned and new players think that RNG is porn.

 

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If they change the enhancement system half or more of the playerbase will return.

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