January 25, 2011

"When people play a pirated game that money goes to a criminal"

tech radar "Game piracy cost the UK videogame industry a massive £1.45 billion in 2010." By Adam Hartley

'British games publishing trade organisation UKIE has stated that for every game that is legitimately purchased, four are illegally pirated.

'UKIE says that, according to one of its members, the pirated-to-officially-bought games ratio is an alarming 4:1, although a spokesperson would not disclose how this figure is broken down by individual format.'

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