WHAT’S THE MEANING?
Massive multiplayer online games - shortened to MMOG, or more referred to as MMO. These are online games wherein a large number of gamers play at the same time within a server. They cooperate and compete amongst themselves to complete certain tasks. MMO games are usually set in a huge, persistent open world, albeit with a few exceptions. Games in this genre are playable in most network-capable platforms. They include PCs, game consoles, and mobile phones either from Android or iOS.
DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that the MMO genre remains as one of the core genres within the gaming market? Most MMOs let players customize their characters depending on their tastes and preferences. They can play solo or alongside other players to reach common goals and achievements. They discover new and exciting places inside a game set within a massive world. One of the most popular and widely-played MMORPGs of all time is World of Warcraft, shortened to WoW. It had an estimated peak player count of 12 million in 2010. Its massive player base is expecting even more growth with its upcoming expansion. The expansion's name is The Battle for Azeroth and its release is on the 14th of August this year.
Technavio - a market research company - forecasts that the market for global MMO games will grow by 7.70% annually. This forecast is for the period from 2017 to 2021. Other factors like the recent rise in mobile gaming will play a role here. Big-time game developers extending their reach into the mobile platform. Also, the influx of MMO games in mobile stores. These will help it maintain its position as one of the most popular and core game genres in the market today.
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