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Royalty Rates > Royalty Rates - Pg. 184

The Publishing Contract 184 Figure 6.2. Revenue from online gameplay is playing an increasingrole in the industry. Note NOTE You will, in effect, receive a lower royaltyrate for games sublicensed for publicationby third parties (generally in territorieswhere the publisher does not have astrong network) because the publisher willitself be receiving a royalty from the third-party publisher, leaving the de- veloper withthe same slice of a smaller pie. (SeeSidebar: It's Not Really a Small World, After All). You may want to handle this byhaving two royalty structures, one for markets in which the publisher distributes theproduct and another for markets wherethe publisher sublicen- ses the product. It's Not Really a Small World, After All