Saturday, 31 October 2009

Video Games are bigger than DVDs and Music sales in the UK

Yikes! They are important, and as a growth market, they must be making their investors rich. Media-wise, outside of publishing, they are now the biggest sector of all.

Videogames pull in more cash than Hollywood movies
Last year will go down in history as the point at which the UK videogames industry pulled decisively away from cinema, recorded music and DVD sales to become the country's most valuable purchased entertainment market, with combined software and hardware sales topping the £4bn mark for the first time: more than DVD and music sales combined, and more than four times cinema box office takings.

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