Sunday, January 16, 2011

What's Up

Many of you may be wondering what we've been up to for the last few months. The short answer is “A lot”. You may have noticed that we've added a “Free Sampler” button to the client as well as a “Log in as guest” feature. In the long run this should benefit all of our users.

“What could the benefit possibly be for full members?” You ask. Well, it's a step toward getting even more full members for Console Classix. The free sample gives users an even larger test selection so they can see how well the “For-Pay” systems work on their computers. Being able to log in as a guest allows first time users to jump in and start playing as fast as possible. Both these things should cause more users to sign up for a free account and actually use it. The more free users we get the more full users we get it's as simple as that.

There are many reasons that matters to our full members. First, a larger subscription base means more games as well as more systems. Last year we launched the N64 as well as the TG16. Both of these systems need more “filling out”. Also, the more users we have the more copies of each game we need. The more full members we have the quicker we can add width and depth to our game selection.

What this means for all our users is more selection and less wait. That is just one way in which a larger subscriber base adds value for our full members. I think I'll discuss another in my next post.