Sega have released the latest figures of registered users playing their Phantasy Star Online game..

  • Gamers registered worldwide: 235,000
  • Gamers registered in respective areas:

    • Japan -130,000

    • US - 70,000

    • Europe - 35,000

  • Record amount of gamers logged concurrently worldwide onto Phantasy Star Online servers: 26,000

  • Number of participants in the Famitsu Cup, Phantasy Star Online event in Japan: more than 70,000

Seems that it's proving as popular if not more popular than everyone had expected, and seems to show that Online gaming is actually something that people want to do, and not a far off dream of something that may happen one day if we are lucky.

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