Today, Raptr announced that their membership base has been growing extremely rapidly and has 22 million members in over 100 countries. This growth has been most evident over the past few months, adding about 1.5 million users per month. Raptr CEO Dennis Fong attributes the rapid growth to the site’s focus on optimizing user’s PCs. To that end, they have partnered with AMD to bring optimization tech to gamers. While Fong states that they will still allow Raptr users to connect their XBL and PSN accounts, going forward, the site will focus on PC users,
Most people own a PC, so they have a capable gaming machine sitting right in front of them. As cutting-edge tech becomes less of a requirement to play modern games, more gamers are making do with what they’ve got rather than shell out hundreds or thousands of dollars to keep upgrading. Our service helps gamers unlock the potential of the rigs they already own. So from a business standpoint that’s a big market that offers huge growth potential for us.