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Linux users contribute twice as much as Windows users

May 09, 2010, 00:03 (0 Talkback[s])

"We've always advocated cross-platform development -- in fact, last year, we wrote a post explaining why you should support Mac OS X and Linux. When organizing the Humble Indie Bundle, we decided to put our money where our mouth is and only select games that support all three major desktop platforms: Mac, Windows, and Linux.

"At the moment, we have about 53,500 donations -- far more than we expected! But where did they come from? Our breakdown for number of donations per platform is: 65% Windows, 21% Mac, and 14% Linux. However, when we look at the amount donated per platform, we see something different. Our breakdown for total donation size per platform is 52% Windows, 25% Mac, and 23% Linux. Here are these results in pie chart form:"

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