“How many MMOs have been successful in the U.S.? Two. World of Warcraft and EverQuest. Kind of a bad slugging percentage.”
Take-Two Interactive chairman Strauss Zelnick, arguing that MMOs don’t work in the West
I am not sure what measure of success you would be using if you declared that the only two successful MMOs ever in the U.S. were EverQuest and World of Warcraft.
I guess if you don’t wildly exceed your initial expectations, you have failed.