EA Trumpets Star Wars The Old Republic Growth

Star Wars: The Old Republic is Electronics Arts fastest growing subscription MMO, the firm said Friday, and now boasts over a million players. The massively multiplayer, online game was developed at EA's BioWare studios in Austin. EA bragged that its users have logged over 28 million in-game hours, with users averaging well over five hours a day playing the game; those users have created more than 3.8 million characters so far. EA launched Star Wars: The Old Republic on December 20th.