Online gaming subscriptions generated $647 mln in 2004, $936 mln in 2005, will top $3.9 bln in 2009

Online gaming site subscriptions will top $3.7 bln by 2009, up from $647 mln in 2004 and an expected $936 mln in 2005, according to PriceWaterhouseCoopers. The number of online video game subscribers will top 28.5 mln 2009, up from a forecast of 6.5 mln in 2005 and 4.4 mln in 2004. 46% of broadband households will be home to an online video game subscriber.