Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Game Project Raised $ 23 Million on Kickstarter in 2020


The video game project raised $ 23 million on Kickstarter in 2020. This is the highest amount since 2015, an increase of 35% over the previous year.

Interestingly, the number of crowdfunding campaigns for video games published on the platform was lower than in 2019, for a total of 1,331 compared to 1,403 the previous year. 2020 retrospective exhibition Organized by Ico partners.

Of these 1331 projects, 408 achieved their goals and were funded. This is the highest number since 2014. Most of the projects had a financial target of less than $ 50,000. (See graph below), And only six raised over $ 500,000.

Among these were Kindred Fates, Sea of ​​Stars, and My Time at Sandrock. Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes has raised over $ 3 million, making it the most successful video game campaign of the year. This was followed by The Wonderful 101: Remastered and Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, both of which raised over $ 2 million.

Looking outside of video games, desktop games celebrated a great 2020 on Kickstarter, raising a total of $ 237 million. That’s one-third of the money raised on last year’s platform. A record number of 3,163 table game projects were funded, but 1,319 failed to reach their goals.

Kickstarter is a record year overall, raising $ 730 million in 2020 from $ 615 million in the previous year. Interestingly, that record was set for fewer projects than in 2019, hosting 37,581 campaigns in 2020 and 41,789 the previous year.

Of that total, 18,642 projects were successfully funded, with games (both video and desktop games), design and technology in the most successful categories.

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