Ubisoft claims digital is the best way to test new IP

Downloadable god game From Dust has sold over half a million downloads on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade, Ubisoft has revealed.

That figure doesn't take into account the game's PC release.

The publisher seems very happy with the figures, arguing that its success is all down it being launched on digital platforms rather than as a full retail release.

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maniacmayhem3143d ago

It definitely is. low cost going digital. Test new game concepts, new design ideas and gauge the consumers interest in the product.

If it does well, then release a full retail product with the same ideas incorporated but done on a larger scale.