The Most Successful Paid-to-F2P Game of 2011


Everyone loves free, but which game did players rush to play as soon as it became Free To Play?

WINNER:  DC Universe Online

Explore the lands of Gotham City and Metropolis in this newly Free To Play world of villains, heroes, and you. Save the world alongside Batman and Superman or destroy it alongside the insane Joker and Lex Luthor. The fate of the world lies in your hands.

Most pay-to-play games experience explosive growth after making the switch to free-to-play. This year, the biggest was DC Universe Online with a 1000% increase* in user base, which translated to a 2500% increase in playtime per day.

Before these games went F2P, Champions Online had the most average playtime per day; 9% more than DC Universe Online.

All Points Bulletin and Champions Online saw impressive playtime numbers after going F2P, with a 470% and 500% increase respectively.

Now put on your cape and save the world…or destroy it.

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