XBLA Summer of Arcade sales disappoint

Erik Johnson
XBLA Summer of Arcade sales disappoint

Xbox Live Arcade’s Summer of Arcade promotion apparently didn’t carry the same appeal this year as it has in the past.

Eurogamer’s examination of a Gamasutra report reveals generally low first week player figures for the promotion’s titles.

  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD – 98,000 players
  • Deadlight – 53,000 players
  • Wreckateer – 6629 players
  • Hybrid – 12,168
  • Dust: An Elysian Tail – 32,000

Tony Hawk and Deadlight Individually fared decent, but Wreckateer is in the running for worst selling Summer of Arcade title of all time.

Eurogamer provides Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s over 145,000 first week players as a means of comparison to quantify the lackluster performance of the promotion as a whole. Also, pointing out that a big name title such as CS:GO launching during the same period could have affected the promotion's sales.

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Tags: Microsoft , xbox 360 , sales , xbla , summer of arcade , MCV USA

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