Well folks, It’s been an exciting time but the fifth official Humble Indie Bundle event is over. The event sold 598,721 bundles and raised over
$5,102,381.92 for indie developers, almost twice what Humble Indie Bundle 4 raised. While this is extremely impressive, many people weren’t surprised due to the games that were put on sale: with indie darlings Bastion, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Psychonauts, Sword and Sworcery Brothers, and LIMBO offered along with their soundtracks, only to have cult favorites Braid, Super Meat Boy, and Lone Survivor join in, this became an amazing package of highly acclaimed games.
Of course, the games weren’t the only popular bits of pop culture being watched as Notch and HumbleBrony Bundle got into a friendly payment war that rose to ridiculous heights by the end of the event. In the end, Notch dethroned the MLP fans with his payment of $12,345.67. HumbleBrony did make an impressive last stand however, raising $11,111.11. While they may have only been in second place, they still have placed in first on several of the previous indie bundles.
So, did you buy the bundle? What are your thoughts on these numbers?
UPDATE: While these numbers were correct at the time of the initial posting, there were a number of pending transactions that were not counted at the time. The final numbers are: 598,953 bundles sold for a total of $5,106,402.79. Also, at the last second, HumbleBrony Bundle managed to pull ahead of Notch, with $13,167.84, which means they maintain their winning streak. We here at Blistered Thumbs would like to thank rftl for bringing this to our attention.
Source: Humble Indie Bundle Website