Inara Pey is one of the well connected SL bloggers. She’s taken an objective look at why the reductions of tiers is a major problem for Linden Lab. If you own a full sim or even a homestead, this is a meaningful analysis.
Apologies to those who may have received notification of an early version of this post being published at the weekend. Slight error on my part hitting the wrong button when trying to clear-up some old drafts.
Tier has long been an issue within Second Life, one which has been exacerbated over the last 24 months by the ongoing decline in private region numbers, which form the greater proportion of LL’s revenue. The decline has been tracked across the weeks and months by Tyche Shepherd via her invaluable Grid Surveys. In 2012 alone, the grid has suffered a loss of around 12% in private regions. Such is the concern over tier that it gets raised following articles which may not be related to the subject – such as LL moving to promote SL through Amazon.
This decline has been subject to many calls for the Lab to reduce tier…
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