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Microsoft: 45 Million XBLA Downloads By End Of 2007

Gamasutra - August 14, 2007

Submitted by yamaro (94) at 9:44AM PST on August 14, 2007

Whitten, who is General Manager for Microsoft Casual Games, is predicting 45 million downloads and more than 100 games on Xbox Live Arcade by the end of 2007. The Microsoft exec also revealed a 156% average financial return over 12 months for Xbox Live Arcade titles published so far, with over $30 million made on the service thus far, showing why the service has been a popular choice for developers. In addition, according to Whitten, Microsoft expects revenue on Xbox Live Arcade to more than double in the next fiscal year.

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