US online game subs exceed $1 billion PA

Thursday, 8 May 2008 20:00 GMT By Patrick Garratt

NPD’s confirmed that online game subscriptions in the US now exceed more than $1 billion per year, Next-Gen reports.

The billion-dollar figure includes three categories: MMO, casual and console revenues.

“Now that NPD can estimate the value of the subscription market, it’s clear that there is a sizable chunk of revenue being generated by PC gaming beyond what is reflected in retail sales,” said NPD analyst Anita Frazier.

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