Kickstarter Raised Over $83M in Pledges for Games in 2012 - NewsWilliam D'Angelo, posted on 09 January 2013 / 3,053 Views
Kickstarter has released its annual report for the year 2012. 2.24 million people pledged a total of $319.79 million. There were also 18,109 successfully funded projects. 570,672 people back two or more projects, 50,047 people backed 10 or more projects and 452 people backed 100 or more projects.
Gaming was the most successful category with $83 million pledged. The gaming category includes both video and tabletop games. 1.38 million people backed 2,794 projects. 911 of these projects were funded successfully.
Other noteworthy Kickstarter information given is that 17 projects raised more than $1 million. People in 177 countries backed a project, which is 90 percent of countries.