The MMO produced by Blizzard was released in 2004 and was one of the most innovative and popular games when it came out. Nearly two decades and eight expansion packs later, OH Still at the top of the MMO world. Popular streamer and veteran MMO Asmongold has come up with a reason why World of Warcraft has stood the test of time.
Based on MMO . population, OH beat the competition, with 116.72 million players. However, the competition for the top spot seems fiercer than ever, because OH only 1.11 million active players. Final Fantasy XIV surpasses the MMO giant in terms of active players, with 3.06 million users.
Despite the recent controversies surrounding Activision-Blizzard and player criticism over the latest expansion, Shadowlands, World of Warcraft has largely maintained its status. When it comes to what makes a game last, Asmongold shared what he believes is the secret of a game — and why it applies to OH.
“I think every game, what a game is about and dies, is its basic gameplay. Just like how this game plays on a basic basis,” said the founder of OTK while roaming New worldby Aeternum. “Is it a fun game to play or is it not a fun game to play?” According to him, the responsiveness of a game is also an “important thing”.
Apply your thinking to OH, Asmongold defends its long-running main game: “Everybody remembers OH for, like, a lot of good reasons, but, like, OH combat is, like, super responsive and it’s really, really good. “
Asmongold went on to praise the MMO’s battle system, “Even if you go back and play Classic WoW, it’s still really, really good. It went well.” The veteran MMO player expressed that this is one of Blizzard’s greatest achievements, “It’s the weird Blizzard quality that everyone wants.”
Despite exploring other MMOs more than ever, Asmongold still respects World of Warcraft and the systems that made it the top MMO in the world.
https://dotesports.com/streaming/news/asmongold-wows-super-responsive-and-really-really-good-combat-helps-its-longevity Asmongold: WoW’s ‘super responsive’ and ‘really good’ combat extends its lifespan