Star Wars: The Old Republic Drops 400,000 Subscribers

BioWare Austin's Star Wars: The Old Republic might have had 1.7 million subscribers back in February, but according to EA's latest financial report, the sci-fi MMORPG has dropped 400,000 subscribers since then to land at around 1.3 million. It's not all bad news, though - the report also states that Mass Effect 3 enjoyed over $200 million retail sales and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning had a "strong" launch.  Here's a quick list of bullet points:
'¢ Strong results driven by the successful launches of Mass Effectâ„¢ 3, FIFA Street 4, SSXâ„¢ and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoningâ„¢.
'¢ FIFA 12 established the best year in franchise history - with downloads and microtransactions totaling $108 million*. FIFA Ultimate Team a pure digital companion to recent FIFA titles was the second best-selling EA offering in the UK in fiscal 12.
'¢ Battlefield 3â„¢ had a record year, establishing itself as one of EA's premier game services and in the process successfully took share in the growing First-Person-Shooter market.
'¢ Battlefield 3 players are still deeply engaged 6.3 million MAUs in March. New content downloads available in May and June.
'¢ Q4 full-game downloads were up 76 percent* year-over-year, contributing $60 million* in the quarter, driven in part by Mass Effect 3 and STAR WARS®: The Old Republicâ„¢.
'¢ STAR WARS®: The Old Republicâ„¢ active subscribers are 1.3 million. Two new content packs Legacy and Allies, available in Q1.
'¢ EA's Play4Free brands are generating an average of nearly $2 million* per week. Several more EA brands will be introduced in the Play4Free portal in fiscal 13.
'¢ EA shattered its goal for digital revenue growth generating more than $1.2 billion* in  fiscal 12 for a 47 percent year-over-year growth, and driving operating margin to 10%. Another 40 percent increase in digital non-GAAP revenue and continued operating margin expansion is forecasted for fiscal 13.
'¢ EA's Originâ„¢ platform for games and services has registered 11 million players and generated approximately $150 million* in just ten months. EA's Nucleus database has registered 220 million consumers.
'¢ Casual game leader PopCapâ„¢ acquired by EA in August is growing on mobile and social platforms with new games like Solitaire Blitzâ„¢ and Lucky Gem Casinoâ„¢. A new version of Bejeweledâ„¢ is EA's top grossing game on the Apple® App StoreSM.
'¢ EA repurchased 27.7 million shares for $529 million through March 31, 2012, and as of the call, the $600 million share repurchase program has been completed.
'¢ In fiscal 13, EA will invest $80 million in development of games for Gen4 console systems.