MechWarrior Online garners $5 million thanks to Founder’s Program

Five-freaking-million in a pre-beta program

Posted By | On 17th, Oct. 2012

Infinite Games Publishing has earned $5 million in sales since July, thanks to the Founder’s Program of MechWarrior Online that recently closed- a pre-beta program.

“Working together with IGP, we maximized the value for fans participating in the MechWarrior Online Founder’s Program by offering three tiers to suit different player’s needs,” said Russ Bullock, president of Piranha Games. “Ultimately the program was a categorical success and we couldn’t be happier with the sales and important player feedback we’ve received.”

“The success of the Founder’s Program reinforces IGP’s vision to help independent developers build exceptional games with the right economic model for the global marketplace,” said Nick Foster, CEO of IGP. “We are in a unique position to be able to deliver a pipeline of high quality, innovative content for online game players.”

“The Founders are helping us fund, develop and support the game in order to deliver the best online gaming experience,” said Kelly Zmak, President of IGP.  “The tremendous success of the MechWarrior Online Founder’s Program demonstrates how passionate the fans are for the MechWarrior franchise and reflect our management team understanding the rapidly changing online game industry, the fastest-growing sector of digital entertainment.”

The beta launches soon. Stay tuned.


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