UK games retail sinks 13% in 2011
Thursday, 5th January 2012 at 2:48 pm
Third year of decline, but full picture unclear with no data on digital
The overall UK video game market was worth £2.52bn in 2011 according to the latest UKIE figures. That represents a year-on-year drop of 13 per cent from £2.88bn and a third year of decline.
In 2008 the UK market was worth £3.31bn.
The physical UK software market in 2011 was worth £1.42bn, down seven per cent year-on-year. The console game software market was worth £1.35bn, with Xbox 360 being the only format that enjoyed a year of growth.
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