'A copy of Bejeweled sells every 10 seconds'

'A copy of Bejeweled sells every 10 seconds'
Michael French

By Michael French

August 20th 2008 at 9:30AM

Developer PopCap toasts 25m+ sales of flagship franchise

Casual games firm PopCap has been toasting the success of its flagship franchise Bejeweled, which it says has sold over 25 million units in eight years.

PopCap says the 25m sales also add up to over 6 billion hours of gameplay, thanks to updated information from distribution partners "that’s 684,000 YEARS - the equivalent of 60 people playing the game 24 hours a day since the last Ice Age 11,400 years ago," the firm says.

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