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Iconís Self-Publishing Numbers to Date
by Richard Hill-Whittall on 01/03/12 05:01:00 pm   Expert Blogs   Featured Blogs

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It is 31st December, 2011 – last day of 2011. I thought it was about time I did a full count of how many game units we have sold/freebied. I was surprised it was a little over a quarter of a million – sounds like a lot of people! I had around 100,000 in my head so that was a nice surprise.

Alas a lot of the bigger numbers were free downloads/free promotions, but even so – I was really pleased with the numbers.

I thought I’d share them – and as such they are included below broken down into the different formats – iOS, PSP & WiiWare. I didn’t include PC as the numbers really aren’t worth including (probably about 20 units total!).


Bashi Blocks

iPhone 19,945
iPad 5,523

Family Games Fun

iPhone 18,203
iPad 24,591

TOTAL: 68,262


Figures Removed at the Request of Nintendo


Bashi Blocks


Arcade Darts


Arcade Air Hockey & Bowling


Arcade Pool & Snooker


Arcade Bundle


Family Games


Pool Hall Pro




TOTAL: 146,691

GRAND TOTAL: over 250,000

So there we have it – Worldwide there are over 250,000 copies of our games kicking around on various platforms.

I’d like to think that a good percentage of that number enjoyed playing them, and I want to say a big thank you from all of us at ICON to everyone who has played any of our games. Hope to see you again in 2012 :)

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