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Xsolla: Self-publishing doesn’t mean doing it all yourself

Self-publishing has revolutionised the industry but to make the most of it you need a range of tools and services to support you. MCV talks to chief marketing officer Nathalie Lubensky about Xsolla’s efforts to become a one stop shop for studios

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EA share dip wipes $3 billion from publisher’s value

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 controversy is hitting EA’s bottom line. CNBC reports that the company’s share price is down 8.5 per cent so far this month, wiping around $3bn off its value. In contrast, its larger rivals have seen share prices increase, as have the wider markets. It’s not …

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SuperData: Add-on content sales are taking over the traditional one-time purchase model

Revenue from microtransactions in free-to-play PC titles is to reach $22bn (£16.4bn) in 2017 – a 15.7 per cent growth compared to last year, according to SuperData. Meanwhile, revenue from additional content for PC and console games will be on a par with last year, reaching $5bn (£3.7bn), and full …

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Marvel Heroes players are asking for refunds

Some players who sunk money into Marvel Heroes since its release only a few months ago are demanding refunds now the game is being shut down. Kotaku reports on the case of a player called EITTurtle who has apparently spent in the region of $400 on the game since July. …

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