Microsoft: in-game advertising is doing great

JJ Richards, general manager of Massive, the in-game ad network Microsoft purchased in 2006 for an amount estimated to be between $200m and $400m, has a message for anyone who believes that in-game advertising must have been overhyped due to steep layoffs in his unit and rumors that Microsoft has been shopping it to potential buyers. That message is: in-game advertising is doing great thank you very much.

In a post on the Microsoft Advertising Blog, Richards statesI want to set the record straight by divulging five basic facts about in-game