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just curious how much an independant game sells a month with self publishing

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It varies *tremendously* depending on the game. We sell 14 different indie games now, 8 of which were released within the past 3-1/2 months. In a typical month, our best-selling game will outsell our worst-selling game by a factor of 20 to 50. This means the worst-selling game is getting only 2-5% of the sales of the best-selling game. And this is only counting the games we released this year. Some games sell hundreds of copies of month. Others don''t get anywhere near that.

Every new game we release, however, brings us more data and more knowledge. The more games we publish, the more we learn about what sells well and why. I''ve been working on a new article that summarizes much of what we''ve learned so far. I''ll post it at dexterity.com/articles when it''s ready.


Steve Pavlina
Dexterity Software
www.dexterity.com
"Boredom''s Greatest Enemy"
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Earn $1000 - $10,000 USD per month in royalties when we publish your next game. See developer.dexterity.com for details.

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