Record-smashing year for Xbox Live, Case Zero and Limbo lead pack

By Brenna Hillier, Friday, 28 January 2011 00:09 GMT


Industry research firm Forecasting and Analyzing Digital Entertainment has announced that 2010 was Xbox Live’s biggest to date, with Capcom’s Dead Rising 2: Case Zero and the independent Limbo driving Live Arcade sales to record highs.

While Case Zero, which allowed purchasers to carry over progression to Dead Rising 2, was the highest-selling title with 689,000 units sold, the melancholy Limbo pulled in the most revenue despite charting in third position, with $7.5 million earned.

See the full chart below, courtesy of CVG.

In today’s second quarter earnings breakdown, Microsoft revealed a 55 percent increase in revenue throughout the Xbox division.

01. Dead Rising 2: Case Zero (Capcom) – 689,000
02. Trials HD (RedLynx) – 553,000
03. Limbo (Playdead) – 527,000
04. Castle Crashers (The Behemoth) – 415,000
05. Toy Soldiers (Signal Studios) – 383,000
06. Family Game Night (Hasbro) – 294,000
07. Monday Night Combat (Uber Entertainment) – 293,000
08. Perfect Dark (Rare) – 279,000
09. Battlefield 1943 (EA Dice) – 268,000
10. Deadliest Warrior: The Game (Pipeworks Software) – 210,000

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