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Huge Milestones for the #Games Industry – As it Beats #Hollywood to the $Billion Mark

December 19, 2011

Yes indeed.  The Mac Apps store passed its 100th million download in December.  Most of these being games.  A major milestone for that platform and while it’s small next to the 15 billion milestone for the iOS apps, it shows the proliferation of easy-to-use app platforms.  Also the games industry beat Hollywood in the fastest-ot-make-a-billion competition:

According to data from Charttrack and retail customer sell-through information, Activision’s franchise reached $1 billion in revenue one day quicker than James Cameron’s Avatar – currently the highest-grossing film of all time.

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