Learn how to read those.
Doesn't say anything about the number of subs they have now. And they will try to cover the real ones as long as possible... The stockholders don't really care about fan-boys and how they like the game :P
It says ACTIVE subs. It has 2 numbers.
2 million sold
1.7 million active
I believe you should take your own advice and learn how to read "those."
If it said SWTOR has had over 2 million players that would be spin.
But it's as clear as day. 2 mil sold. 1.7 mil active.