When you are so excited for Classic WoW you log onto BfA to try 8.2

Oh I absolutely agree with that. Classic exists entirely to keep people in their commercial ecosystem. And as long as they maintain consumer trust through a laissez-faire approach to the old game, most people will give them the benefit of the doubt and try the new stuff as it releases. It's a win all around.

That said, I don't think their primary goal in the boardroom meetings is to convert Classic players back into Retail players. Classic is a stopgap to maintain numbers on the back end. Retail is about attracting new players on the front. Like you said yourself, it's not the same game you fell in love with anymore, but you still think its a good game. They aren't gonna spin it all the way back to make it appealing to Classic players again. They're gonna keep it modern and appealing to modern sensibilities.

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