After a revision of Japan’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act a number of new amendments outlawing of the resale of unauthorized digital game keys.
The latest Superdata report on digital spending on games shows a strong market leading into the holiday season of 2018.
The global digital games market has seen growth throughout August 2018. The market saw digital spending increase by 7 percent year-on-year to $8.47 billion. Of this growth Free-to-Play console games and Pay-to-Play PC games were the core drivers, with Fortnite being a key player on console and World of Warcraft the main title on PC. […]
The latest report from SuperData shows interesting consumer behavior when it comes to the speed of the digital payment platform they’re using.
In February 2018 the worldwide digital games market grew by 6 percent year-on-year according to research from SuperData.
According to the latest data published in the Entertainment Retailer’s Association yearbook, 20-23 percent of big blockbuster games such as Star Wars Battlefront 2 and Assassin’s Creed: Origins were digital.
Worldwide digital games spending in January 2018
1. Call of Duty: WW2 – Activision
2. Monster Hunter: World – Capcom
3. FIFA 18 – EA Sports
The new chart from European trade body ISFE that combines digital and physical sales has exited beta today. However, the chart will not be including data for games published by Nintendo, Konami, or Bethesda, since they are refusing to share their digital sales figures.
SuperData today announced that the worldwide digital games market grew by 17% year-on-year in December 2017. Gamers spent a reported $10 billion on games digitally in December across all platforms.
UK Digital Charts, July 2017:
1. FIFA 17 – EA
2. Grand Theft Auto V – Rockstar
3. Battlefield 1 – EA