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Does Sony Keep Publishers in the Dark on PSN Sales?

PS3 Informer writes:

"How many copies does a developer have to sell in order to turn a profit on one of the digital distribution channels like PSN or Xbox Live Arcade? Electronic Arts last week said that its download-only game Battlefield 1943 sold an astonishing 600,000 copies in its first week on sale, killing all previous records for downloadable content. However, there isn't much to compare those numbers with, because many publishers do not release solid sales numbers for downloadable releases."

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clinker3039d ago

I think that Brooksby is just bitter because his company made a mediocre game and it sold poorly. Fat Princess will sell much, much better than Burn Zombie Burn did.

RememberThe3573039d ago (Edited 3039d ago )

And even if they could the publisher should be able to figure out the figure by dividing the revenue from the title by their cut of the total revenue from the game sales. It's basic math...

EDIT: Word. My bad. Read first, comment second. Got it. :)

clinker3039d ago

No, the article is saying that Sony doesn't publish any list of sales so that other companies can see whether the PSN is a good place to sell their games or not.