Daily Archives: December 2, 2013

Second Life statistics 2013 winter update


This is the winter update on Second Life statistics 2013.

SL Total Regions

My last post on Second Life statistics was published on 1st October 2013 for the autumn update and it still appears that private regions are declining week on week for many reasons. Tyche Shepherd yesterday published that year to date of private estate losses now stands at 1, 568 (7.5%) via SLUniverse Forums.

This time last year the year to date of private estate losses went up to 2, 500 regions however this year the decline is slower but it’s still alarming. 2013 started with 28, 036 main grid regions and today it’s dropped down to 26, 403 regions. If rates continue as they are then I would expect total main grid regions to be around the 24, 000 mark or less this time next year.

I do hope the SL economy will see growth again but it’s unlikely to happen without more investment.

On 6th January 2013

  • Total main grid regions: 28, 036
  • Total private estates: 20, 921 
  • Total Linden owned: 7, 115 

On 21st July 2013

  • Total main grid regions: 27, 079
  • Total private estates: 19, 997
  • Total Linden owned: 7, 082

On 1st October 2013

  • Total Main Grid regions: 26, 729
  • Total Private Estates: 19, 645
  • Total Linden owned: 7, 084

On 1st December 2013

  • Total Main Grid regions: 26, 403
  • Total Private Estates: 19, 424
  • Total Linden owned: 6, 979

The graph shows a down hill drop of main grid total regions during the past year or so.

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SL Daily Concurrency Levels

Since October 2013 the daily concurrency levels seem to be reaching a peak of 60, 000 to a low peak of 29, 000 on a daily basis since October 2013. The median daily concurrency went up to the 46, 000 mark with the mean daily concurrency being around 45, 000 mark. I would expect the daily concurrency levels to pick up now as we head into the Christmas season and the new year months.

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SL Signups

As of 2nd December there are now 36,201,866 signups for Second Life since 2003. According to Dwell On It statistical graphs it appears that the rate of signups on a daily basis is now between 10, 000 to 12, 000 which is much slower than it was at the start of 2013 when it reached between 16, 000 – 17, 000 signups on a daily basis.

Next stats update

The next statistics update will be published in March/April 2014.

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Episode one of The Blackened Mirror Season 2 is out


After weeks and months of waiting The Blackened Mirror has returned with a new season 2 and episode 1 can be viewed here. Episode 1 runs for ten minutes and thirty one seconds. Season 2 went live on Sunday 1st December at 2pm SLT and hundreds of avatars viewed the new episode.

Episode 1 / Season 2

As Season 2 opens, Harland Quinn, Private Investigator, is forced to face up to his past and to meet old – and new – enemies. But what has become of his companions, the enigmatic Alais Alleyn and her redoubtable champion, Mister Biggins

Stay tuned for Episode 2 coming soon.

SL events to attend during December 2013


It’s December 1st already and it’s time to look ahead to upcoming Second Life events happening this month. There are now 24 days left until Christmas Day and 30 days left until the new year 2014 starts. Who knows what will happen?. Check out the list below for upcoming events in Second Life really worth attending during December 2013. Links and event dates can be found below..enjoy!

Popular December 2013 Events

What SL events are you looking forward to during December 2013 ?