Riccitiello expects global videogame players to top 1 billion

By Stephany Nunneley
4 June 2009 15:35 GMT

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EA’s  John Riccitiello has told Reuters that he expects the number of videogame players to top 1 billion within the next couple of years.

“A few years ago, I think there were a couple of hundred million consumer participants in our industry. I think we are going to break a billion in a year or two,” he said.

“They are participating in lots of different business models: online casual PC, downloading games to their iPhones. They are doing micro-transactions on games like FIFA Online.”

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