[Update] The UT Community is growing! (Statistics for you)

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[Update] The UT Community is growing! (Statistics for you)

Post by Shade » Sun Oct 21, 2012 11:23 am

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Hello folks!

I am really happy. I just looked at the site statistics, and it looks great. In the last 6 months, the community here at UT99.org continued to grow!
In january this year, I already posted on Google Plus (yes, UT99.org got a profile there :)) "The last 6 months, the community experienced a visitor growth of 30%".

So, lets see how it looks today.
I compared two time periods of 183 days (6 months): October 19, 2011 - April 19, 2012 and April 20, 2012 - October 20, 2012

October 19, 2011 - April 19, 2012
Visits: 57,546
Unique Visitors: 26,434
Pageviews: 258,390
Average Visit Duration: 00:04:49

April 20, 2012 - October 20, 2012
Visits: 64,478
Unique Visitors: 29,179
Pageviews: 298,614
Average Visit Duration: 00:05:22

What does these numbers mean in words? In the last 6 months, we got 10,4% more unique visitors, who stayed longer on the site and visited more pages.

On the whole, isn't that just great? We have a really special community here of old and young people, giving UT their attention for many years or even contributing game content, still today! And I hope, this community will continue to exist at least another decade (let's be that optimistic).

Just don't stop loving UT. Think back of the good old times and revive them. Invite your friends for some matches and have fun!
And please don't hesitate spreading the word how strong UT still is. Share the news on Google Plus / Facebook, maybe we can motivate some more old players for a come back. :tu:

Cheers :highfive:
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Post by Raynor » Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:15 pm

This is fantastic news, I'm really happy to see that there's still interest in original UT and people find his/her way here. Cheers!

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Post by editor Dave » Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:26 pm

Everybody's welcome! \o/
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Post by T1Cybernetic » Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:50 pm

UT As old as it is will never die ;)
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Post by UnrealGGecko » Sun Oct 21, 2012 3:11 pm

Indeed, this is great news!
But I also wanna say...
Welcome back, boss! :mrgreen:

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Post by FraGnBraG » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:04 pm

wow, that's good news (and 10 years from now crev will _still_ be bitching about ue1 :lol:)

i wonder (if it's even possible) to figure out how ut99 (the game) is comparing these days user-wise with 2k* and ut3 ...

the ut99.org stats could indicate new folks are trying the old game and finding it fun enough to dig in a bit more ...

perhaps ut3 and 2004 etc are not really played much (empty servers etc) and ut99 has more online activity ...

that would be interesting to find out :)
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Post by Bianca » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:05 pm

Great News !

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Post by UT Sniper (SJA94) » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:12 pm

Ut99 is the best game made, much better than utk4 and UT3. Hopefully when mods like newnet are complete even more people will come back.

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Post by Hook » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:30 pm

Yes, that is totally cool man.
I have noticed it rising a lot on this and other sites too!
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Post by GodRage » Sun Oct 21, 2012 4:34 pm

ut99 is the best fps game ... Even for people like me who only play instagb !!!
I tryed quakelive when instagb was a free mod, it was cool.... But it was only for 2 weeks. So... ut99 will rocks for life!!! ^^

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Post by Creavion » Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:02 pm

FraGnBraG wrote:wow, that's good news (and 10 years from now crev will _still_ be bitching about ue1 :lol:)
I am NOT really amused about this kind of joke, not sure what I should think now about that one! *caught*
Edit 3: Already forgiven! :>

At first I did not want to ruin the party here, but while I have started this post:
For me these numbers are meaningless. It is the same as the newspapers are writing "Germany (or any other country) has never been that rich before". At the end only the rich people are more rich now, while the rest has to survive with much less money somehow (inflation, rising prices, increased running costs ...). Same here: If I see people releasing some good work I don`t see an increased interest. The amount of feedback posts has shrunken in the last years and for me this is the more important factor how I judge this game`s state of health. Personally I release my work these days only for some good friends. If they stop caring as well, UT is completly dead for me. Since I rely mostly on gametypes and stuff I know very well (Stock Gametypes and Monsterhunt), my target audience is more or less mostly the same (there are some more people around here with the same "problem"). With some modelling and photoshop skills at least I can move to an other engine. It is like with motorsport or let`s players: Without fans it does not really work well, or imagine a shop: The shopkeeper would not have any use for visits only, he would need paying customers. So, back to the topic: The most important people for each game are modders and level designers. Unlike "Gamers" they don`t only play they also create new content. Visitors are very hard to judge, they might have visted the site only once and disappear immediately.

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Last edited by Creavion on Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:22 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Post by Sp0ngeb0b » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:13 pm

Little sitenote from my side: Starting from May 2011, 11518 players with an unique Nexgen ID have been registered on my server.

Ofcourse there are some doubled (reinstall etc), but in my mind, this number still says enough about the number of active players who are still around.
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Post by Tux Android » Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:35 pm

Nice to see that UT99 is back in action now. Fantastic job man! :D
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Post by Chamberly » Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:19 pm

Awesome!!!! :)
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Post by [rev]rato.skt » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:09 pm

gg and Brazil this together and mixed!!
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