World of Warcraft's Chinese operator, The9 Limited, announced today that concurrent users had recently peaked at one million. Whichever way you look at this statistic, it's interesting. How many of those "players" are farmers? How many are legit fans?
Since WoW's launch in China in June 2005 the concurrent user count hasn't peaked like this. Why now? Burning Crusade launched In September 2007 in China. We'll leave the wondering to you, dear reader. We just post the news.