Monday, 8 February 2010

Video game sales across the US, Japan & the UK fell by 8% Y-o-Y in 2009

"Video game software sales across the world's three largest markets--the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom--fell 8 percent in 2009, according to a joint report issued Wednesday by a consortium of industry analyst firms. The UK led the way with a 14 percent plunge.
According to the Top Global Markets report, video game software sales in the U.S., Japan and the UK totaled 379.3 million units in 2009. Japan had the smallest decline, with software sales just 2 percent lower overall than 2008, though console game sales were down 5 percent. In the U.S., software sales were down 7 percent."
Source:The annual Top Global Markets report, by The NPD Group, GfK Chart-Track, and Enterbrain, reported by CNET News 3rd February 2010

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