Videogames Drop in 2012
Even Including Digital
Published: 02/19/2013 02:24am
Combined boxed and digital video game sales in the U.S. declined 9% in 2012, according to NPD Group figures as reported by Gamasutra. Boxed video game sales declined 22% and digital sales were up 16% to create the 9% combined decline. All game sales (not including hardware or accessories) totaled $14.8 billion in 2012, according to the report.
The rapid decline in boxed sales had been visible by the end of summer (see "2012 Videogame Sales Down 20%").
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