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PC receives high-profile backing from EA

Publisher releases more games on PC on any other format as online revenues soar
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Whilst High Street sales of PC software can paint a picture of decline, the un-monitored online revenues coming from the format are drastically increasing – a fact that helped EA enjoy a strong performance on the format last year.

VG247 points out that EA released 32 PC games in its last fiscal year – far ahead of Xbox 360 (26), PS3 (23), DS (22), Wii (21), PS2 (14), PSP (8) and Xbox (1).

Revenues from EA’s digital services hit $429m – up 27 per cent compared to the same period the year before.

“This is a big year for us [on PC],” said EA CFO Eric Brown. “The online part of our business is growing as much as 60 percent year over year.

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