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Thursday, February 09, 2012

Number of gamers has nearly tripled since 2008, largely thanks to freemium

A new study from research company Parks Associates shows that the amount of people playing videogames has risen 241 percent since 2008. The current number is estimated to be 135 million players, which is a huge increase from the 2008 number of 56 million.

The study states that videogame companies are placing an emphasis on community now more than ever. By building relationships and communities of players, the companies are able to keep making money from the customers long af ...read more

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