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How many units does a succesful XBLA game sell?

By on September 24, 2009

Some recent and useful statistics (via GamaSutra):

RedLynx’s motorcycle game Trial HD has been a great success

“Barely a month since its launch, Trials HD has surpassed 300,000 sold units and the sales continue to ride on”

Red Lynx press release

GamaSutra adds that XBLA exploration platforming game Shadow Complex sold 200,000 in its first week.

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: