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Shenmue 3 reveals as the best crowdfunding video game ever

A new study from Ambr Eyewear analyzed Kickstarter data to identify the most successful products and industries in crowdfunding and video games.

Double Fine Adventure is Kickstarter’s most favored video game, with 87,142 supporters raising a $ 3.3 million pledge.

Meanwhile, Shenmue 3 received the best funding from Kickstarter, raising $ 6.33 million from 69,320 pledges.

You can see the full study here: https: //ambreyewear.com/pages/kickstarter-creativity

Top 5 Most Supported Categories on Kickstarter

Rank

sector

Number of top 200 projects

Total backer

Pledged average amount

Total pledge setting

1

Table game

67

1,771,438

$ 139

$ 245,758,089

2

Product design

45

1,109,461

$ 183

$ 203,026,993

3

video game

twenty four

1,087,918

$ 66

$ 72,061,122

Four

hardware

11

143,089

$ 197

$ 28,126,416

Five

3D printing

6

53,300

$ 447

$ 23,839,782

Video games are the third most popular sector on Kickstarter, after desktop games and product design. Of the top 200 projects, 24 were video games, including Torment: Tides of Numenera, Pillars of Eternity, and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night. The video game project has received a total of $ 72 million in pledges from more than one million backers.

Top 5 Most Common Categories on Kickstarter

Rank

Subcategory

Category

Number of projects

Project percentage

1

Product design

design

32,481

8.69%

2

Table game

game

26,005

6.96%

3

documentary

Movies & videos

18,113

4.85%

Four

video game

game

14,906

3.99%

Five

shorts

Movies & videos

13,702

3.67%

Video games are also one of the most common product sectors that rely on Kickstarter for funding, ranking fourth in a total of 14,906 projects (3.99%) competing for pledges.

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