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Although Experimental Penguins went off line in 2001, it was used as the inspiration for Penguin Chat, which was released shortly after Experimental Penguins' removal.
Thus, when Priebe, Merrifield, and Krysko decided to go ahead with Club Penguin in 2003, they had Penguin Chat on which to base part of the design process.
Prior to starting work on Club Penguin, Lance Priebe had been developing Flash web-based games in his spare time.
As part of Rocketsnail Games, Priebe released Experimental Penguins in 2000, which featured gameplay similar to that which was incorporated into Club Penguin.
In making the sale, Merrifield has stated that their main focus during negotiations was philosophical, and that the intent was to provide themselves with the needed infrastructure in order to continue to grow.
On March 11, 2008, Club Penguin released the Club Penguin Improvement Project (CPIP).
The success of Club Penguin led to New Horizon being purchased by The Walt Disney Company on August 1, 2007 for the sum of 350 million dollars, with an additional 350 million dollars in bonuses should specific targets be met by 2009. Thus, a major focus of the developers has been on child safety, with a number of features introduced to the game to facilitate this — including offering an "Ultimate Safe Chat" mode, whereby users could select their comments from a menu; Wordfilter filtering that prevented swearing and the revelation of personal information; and moderators (along with veteran players) who patrolled the game.
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By the time Club Penguin was two years old, it had reached 3.9 million users.
At the point when it was purchased by Disney, Club Penguin had 12 million accounts, of which 700,000 were paid subscribers, and were generating million in annual revenue.
On November 17, 2016, Club Penguin announced a new and rebooted mobile version of the game called Club Penguin Island.
The new game will replace the current web version of Club Penguin in early 2017.
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Nevertheless, the vast majority of users (90% according to The Washington Post) chose not to pay, instead taking advantage of the free play on offer.