Game Development à la Mod : Counter Strike

Posted on Monday, October 21 2002 @ 10:39 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Business 2.0 has posted a story on their site about Counter Strike,
Well do you know that the creator of the mod, Minh Le , has already earned more then $40 million from retail revenues? :
Today, Le's homespun project, called Counter-Strike, is the most popular multiplayer action game in the world. Bigger than Quake. Bigger than Unreal. The numbers are staggering: Over 1.7 million players spend more than 2.4 billion minutes a month in the game. (The top-rated TV show Friends generates 2.9 billion viewer minutes a month.) In addition to its free Internet distribution, Counter-Strike has sold 1.3 million shrink-wrapped copies at retail; in 2003 a version for Microsoft's Xbox will hit the stores
Read more @ Business 2.0




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