Holy cow, check out this post – 2.9 MILLION beta testers playing for an AVERAGE of almost 4 hours at a time for the upcoming release overseas.  Now I know they just closed the Japan servers, but if you look at the “other” game it does much better in China then Japan as well.  Heck, even if 10% of those stay that will be a nice influx of cash for Turbine!

Link to gamedeveloper story