12M PayPal users pay monthly for virtual goods

| August 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve just been reading  this crazy article on how 12 million PayPal users are buying virtual goods monthly over at venturebeat.com

The article provides some interesting statistics on how big social gaming has become.

From the article:

In MMOs, about 19 percent of purchases of virtual currency are under $10. About 54 percent are for $10 to $50. And 27 percent are for $50 and up. In social games, 33 percent of purchases are under $10. About 58 percent are $10 to $50. And 9 percent are $50 and more. In casual web site games, 29 percent of purchases are under $10. About 49 percent are $10 to $50. And 22 percent are for $50 and more.

And what is the top games played by PayPal customers? World of WarCraft, Final Fantasy, Bejeweled, and FarmVille.

You can read the full article here.



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