Kickstarter game projects total $107.6m in pledges

Kickstarter pledges have totaled over $22m thus far in 2013, with $107.6m pledged lifetime to games alone on the crowdfunding site.

A Kickstarter blog post reports that since the service started in 2009, 1,476 new games have been successfully funded by over 633k backers.

More than 4,500 game-related projects have appeared on the service, with around 1,000 launching in just the past 12 months. The organization specifically cites Double Fine’s massive success in February 2012 as a real tipping point for site activity.

The totals don’t include the nearly $3m raised so far by the record-breaking Torment Kickstarter, which is still in-progress with two weeks left to go in the campaign.

Here’s a break down of dollars pledged to games each year:

2009: $60,601

2010: $546,362

2011: $3,855,692

2012: $83,144,565

2013: $22,423,264 (and counting)

About MCV Staff

Check Also

Ubisoft employees condemn the industry’s “culture of abuse” in open letter, accuse Yves Guillemot of “sidelining” their demands

"Ubisoft continues to protect and promote known offenders and their allies"