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Kickstarter games pledges total $107.6 million

Thursday, 21st March 2013 20:11 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Kickstarter pledges to games alone total $107.6 million, according to a report on the funding site, with $22,423,264 pledged to games since 2009.

According to the stats, since the service started in 2009, 1,476 new games have been funded by 633,242 backers.

Over 4,500 game projects have appeared on the service with nearly 1,000 in the past year alone.

Here’s the break down of dollars pledged to games by year:

2009: $60,601
2010: $546,362
2011: $3,855,692
2012: $83,144,565
2013: $22,423,264 (to date)

Some of the games-related projects which have earned the most from Kickstarter are as follows: $10,266,845 -Pebble: E-Paper Watch for iPhone and Android; $8,596,474 – Ouya; $3,986,929 – Project Eternity; $3,336,371 – Double Fine Adventure; $2,933,252 – Wasteland 2; $2,437,429 – Oculus Rift; and $2,405,511 (£1,578,316) -Elite: Dangerous.

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  1. LuLshuck

    could of went to charity :(

    #1 1 year ago
  2. GrimRita

    Incredible numbers. They and Amazon must be making a small fortune from the fees they apply.

    #2 1 year ago