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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