MMORPG stands for massive multiplayer online role playing game…and now you can see just why MMORPG is shortened! It sounds fascinating and it is, players play in a constantly evolving virtual world online simultaneously with other online gamers.
The Internet age has brought us so much that’s available instantaneously right in our fingertips, MMORPG’s aren’t like Nintendo’s or even PlayStation’s because there is far much more interactive things going on. When a player plays one of the traditional forms of gaming like the Nintendo and etc., it’s not the same because you’re only limited to your environment and you can’t tell anyone if no one is home plus who cares if you beat a machine?
Most major MMORPGs require players do both these things. There are free-of-charge online games found on the Internet, although their production quality is generally lower compared to their “pay-to-play” counterparts.
MMORPGs are immensely popular, with several commercial games reporting millions of subscribers. South Korea boasts the highest subscription numbers, with millions of users registered with the more popular games; see list of MMORPGs for a list of the most prominent MMORPGs.
MMORPG’s are played head to head against real people, real competitors and relationships are formed via Internet to talk about it or players can write user reviews about the games they’ve played. The bottom line is, it’s fun!