"NPD's monthly report on the decline of physical video game sales is out and it's just as gloomy as last month's.Video game sales fall 29 percent, again | Brier Dudley's Blog | The Seattle Times
Sales of game discs, hardware and accessories fell 29 percent in June, including a 45 percent plunge in sales of game hardware. Total sales of physical games were $699.8 million, down from $989.5 million the year before."
About 40 to 50 percent of game sales are now digital -- downloads, microtransactions and the like. When those sales are added in, U.S. consumer spending on video games last month was around $1.36 billion, Baker said.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Video game sales fall 29 percent, again | Brier Dudley's Blog | The Seattle Times
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