Asian online games to reach $2.5 billion mark

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, online gaming revenues in Asia are predicted to reach $2.5 billion by the end of next year, a growth of around 20 per cent on last year's figures.

‘Online Game Publishers in Asia', a new report by Pearl Research, states that ten online publishers crossed the $100 million mark in 2006.

Vivendi is particular has done well recently thanks to large revenues from World of Warcraft and its add on packs.