Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 22, 2014
arrowPress Releases
November 22, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


'We just made our income to date, again, in just 8 hours'
'We just made our income to date, again, in just 8 hours'
January 2, 2014 | By Mike Rose




Q-Games is the latest studio to show what the power of a Steam sale can do, as the company revealed that it has seen its life-to-date sales of PixelJunk Eden on Steam double in the latest Steam holiday sales.

The studio's PixelJunk Eden is currently part of a community flash sale on Steam, in the 2013 Holiday Sale that's running over the Christmas period.

Eight hours into the sale, in which consumers can pick up the game for 75 percent off its usual price, Q-Games' Dylan Cuthbert took to Twitter to divulge that the title has "sold phenomenally well" already.

In fact the flash sale has been so successful, that Q-Games has already doubled its total income from the game to date in those first eight hours.

To put it another way, the company says that it made as much income during those eight hours as it had previously made during the game's entire life-to-date sales on Steam since February 2012.

Of course, we've already seen plenty of times in the past how Steam discounts can affect your sales. A whole bunch of devs talked to Gamasutra on the topic in 2012, while Fez creator Phil Fish also lauded the effect these discounts can have.


Related Jobs

Disruptor Beam, Inc.
Disruptor Beam, Inc. — Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
[11.22.14]

Lead 3D Artist
Infinity Ward / Activision
Infinity Ward / Activision — Woodland Hills, California, United States
[11.22.14]

Lead Game Designer - Infinity Ward
GREE International
GREE International — Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
[11.21.14]

Sr. Game Designer
Cloud Imperium Games
Cloud Imperium Games — Santa Monica, California, United States
[11.21.14]

Technical Artist









Loading Comments

loader image