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Digital video game sales accounted for 90% of profits this year

By Rodolfo León 0 COMMENTS 12/28/2020 11:08 am

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2020 has been a year like no other, but despite all the chaos, the various video game studios have managed to bring their big plans to fruition over the past 12 months. Due to the pandemic, going out to stores and buying physical games has proven to be an extremely difficult task, so digital sales have seen a massive increase.

According to a report by GamesIndustry.biz, in 2020, the video game industry generated a total of $ 175 billion, an increase of 20% over last year. However, what is interesting is that of this figure, digital sales accounted for 90%, that is, they made $ 158 billion, while physical sales made $ 15 thousand. .

Moreover, it has been reported that the digital console market is gaining more and more popularity among gamers. Apparently, the digital sector dominates 72% of the market, and with the arrival of Xbox Series S and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition, there is no doubt that this number will increase even more over time.

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Source: GamesIndustry.biz

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