I'm curious how many subs people think the game will max out at IN THE FIRST YEAR.
Note it's a 12 month time frame, not forever.
They already have 900,000 plus official preorders in the US alone, and people estimate it's as many as 3 million world wide.
Stats on Rift and Cata show 3 to 5 times as many new subs as pre-orders.
A poll on this wow fan site under the panda xpac had one third of wow players quitting for SWTOR, and over 50% playing it.
If representative that's 5 million subs!
People from RPG's can enjoy this game too, and Star Wars fans that aren't hard core gamers, so there could be a lot of new blood.
Also, if it starts to hit even 2-3 million, the gold farming market will show up and that's a lot more subs.
Some market analysts lowered Blizzard stock from buy to neutral, and Bobby Kotick just lost it in the press the other day.
So it's at least 1 million, but how high do you think it will go? Vote away!
Also, if endgame isn't great and PvP isn't balanced the numbers could fall away fast, so we're voting on PEAK SUBS here, not where it will be long term.