War: over 300k subscribers and meet & greet


While announcing is financial results for Q4 2008, Electronic Arts has revealed some numbers for Warhammer Online with the following statement:

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, an MMO from EA’s Mythic Entertainment studio, ended the quarter with over 300K paying subscribers in North America and Europe.

In the meantime, Mythic announced that the team will be attending some events in the coming weekd, starting with the New York Comic Con. Here are the details:

The great WAAAGH! rolls on in 2009! Mythic Entertainment, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) studio, will be invading NY Comic Con, February 6-8, with the latest for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. Executive Producer, Jeff Hickman, and Creative Director, Paul Barnett, will be on hand with a special presentation to share exclusive details about the upcoming Night of Murder live event, Call to Arms live expansion, Land of the Dead dungeon, and new Orc Choppa and Dwarf Slayer careers.

Stop by booth #1449 for the chance to chat with the WAR team, play the game, score exclusive in-game items and get your hands on new WAR gear. The WAR team will also be hosting its first Developer Meet and Greet Saturday night at Dave & Buster’s in Times Square.

New York Comic Con Schedule of Events

Saturday, February 7th
11:15AM – 12:15PM: WAR Presentation by Jeff Hickman and Paul Barnett (Room #1A24)
2:30PM – 3:30PM: Poster Signing (WAR booth: #1449)
5:30PM – 6:30PM: MMORPG Panel; Jeff Hickman to participate (Room #1A24)
9:00PM – 12:00AM: Developer Meet and Greet (Dave & Buster’s, Times Square)

Sunday, February 8th
12:00PM: Realm vs. Realm Competition (WAR booth: #1449)

If you can’t make it to NY Comic Con, don’t worry! WAR is once again hitting the road with a great lineup of events for 2009. Stop by the WAR booth for a chance to play the game and speak to the development team, as well as meet other players in the area. You’ll have a chance to play new content and score exclusive in-game items and great WAR gear. There will be presentations to attend, contests to win, and Developer Meet & Greets at many of the events. Mythic’s 2009 show schedule includes:

New York Comic Con: Feb 6-8, New York, NY
Games Day Baltimore: May 9, Baltimore, MD
Games Day Toronto: June 20, Ontario, CA
San Diego Comic-Con: July 22-26, San Diego, CA
Games Day Chicago: July 25, Chicago, IL
GenCon: August 13-16, Indianapolis, IN
Penny Arcade Expo: September 4-6, Seattle, WA

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