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Analyst - profitability hasn't grown for western pubs

by rawmeatcowboy
14 August 2009
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“For Western publishers, profitability hasn’t grown at all in the past few years and that’s before we take 2009 into account.” - BMO Capital Markets’ Edward Williams

When you factor in the millions and millions of new gamers, it seems unbelievable that western pubs haven’t grown in profitability. Then factor in the rising development costs of games, and it’s suddenly not that hard to believe.