PSN Games Gross $49.4 Million USD During 2nd Half Of 2010

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The PlayStation Network has seen significant growth, especially among multi-platform titles. It is estimated that the year-over-year growth during the 2nd half of the year was 40%, greatly outpacing Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade 18% increase. The PSN finished the year on a high note, with an estimated $9.3 million USD in revenues in December alone and PlayStation Network games, (excluding PSOne Classics) grossed an overall estimate of $49.4 million USD during the 2nd half of 2010.


The PSN is catching up with the XBLA in terms of popularity

Securing a time-exclusive launch, Ubisoft’s ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’ was the best selling title for the 2nd half of 2010 with 190,000 units sold. Familiar XBLA title, The Behemoth’s ‘Castle Crashers’ was the top-grossing game for the 2nd half of 2010, earning $2.1 million USD from an estimated 143,000 units sold.

Below is the top 10 selling titles (by units sold, July-December 2010):

1.       Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (Ubisoft) – 190,000 Units

2.       Castle Crashers (The Behemoth) – 143,000 Units

3.       ZEN Pinball (Zen Studios) – 127,000 Units

4.       Dead Nation (Housemarque) – 122,000 Units

5.       Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 (SEGA) – 113,000 Units

6.       Critter Crunch (Capybara Games) – 100,000 Units

7.       Blacklight: Tango Down (Ignition Entertainment) – 97,000 Units

8.       DeathSpank (Hothead Games) – 97,000 Units

9.       Pac-Man CE DX (Namco Bandai) – 96,000 Units

10.   Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse (Telltale Games) – 80,000 Units

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