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Humble Indie Bundle passes the $1m mark

Games compilation sequel that shares proceeds with charities continues to be popular

The Humble Indie Bundle, released a couple of weeks ago, has now notched up over 180,000 purchases, and with users allowed to pay what they want, has generated over $1.3 million in revenue.

The current average price across all platforms is $7.32, although one buyer has paid as much as $3000 for the pack of games that will be sharing proceeds with two charities - the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play Charity.

It's the second time that a Humble Indie Bundle has been released, and anybody paying over the current average price for the second pack will also receive the original one.

The 'most generous' platform is currently Linux, with users there on average paying $13.49, followed by Mac on $8.55 and Windows with $6.15.

Games included in the bundle are Braid, Cortex Command, Machinarium, Osmos and Revenge of the Titans, and with some of those still under development, gamers will be entitled to free upgrades in the future.

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David Spender Lead Programmer 11 years ago
Great games, low price, no DRM, Steam option, traditional publishers could learn a lot from this.
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Terence Gage Freelance writer 11 years ago
I've just had a look, and it's over 199,000 sales now.

I don't tend to 'do' PC gaming, but I'm getting a new laptop after Christmas and there are a few games in this deal I'd like to try, so if it's still going I'll definitely check it out.
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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator 11 years ago
I'm guilty on spending on quite a few titles on Steam recently.

I've finally gotten around to getting Braid at long last after putting it off for ages.

The deals on there are crazy right now, Steam really hits all the right nails.
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Now, if only they sorted out OpenGL 3.0, this would open up the OSX market so much more to indie developers.
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Kingman Cheng Illustrator and Animator 11 years ago
Dr. Wong, perhaps they will consider this in future as they are already dealing with more Mac support. :)
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Jordan Woodward Level Designer, Codemasters Birmingham11 years ago
The steam indie bundles are doing pretty well right now, with most probably earning more on the 'pay what you want' model than they would have if they had set a price.

The on donation of $3000 for the pack is simply incredible.
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Andrew Goodchild Studying development, Train2Game11 years ago
I got given the humble indie bundle 1 yesterday, which was really cool, but I bought world of goo a week or 2 ago, just after I bought HB2 :/ d'oh
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Terence Gage Freelance writer 11 years ago
It's almost 205,000 sales now - it's doing great business!

I also see at the top of the HIB page that there's only 2 days left to go with this offer. I might just chance it and see if I can run any of these games on my crappy current PC and/or re-download them when I get my new beast after Christmas.
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