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Is reselling game keys legitimate?

Is reselling game keys legitimate?

Gamesindustry.biz has published a quite thorough legal analysis of the issue of reselling video game keys and associated controversies.


Almost half of all EA’s game sales now digital

Almost half of all EA’s game sales now digital

Digital sales are up by 7 percent year-on-year for Electronic Arts, with 47 percent of all sales for the quarter being digital.


Digital sales almost overtake physical sales in Europe

Digital sales almost overtake physical sales in Europe

Digital Game Sales Data (GSD) has revealed a trend towards digital rather than boxed AAA games purchases in Europe in 2019.


Total War: Three Kingdoms tops first UK digital chart

Total War: Three Kingdoms tops first UK digital chart

UK Digital chart. Week of May 25, 2019:
1. Total War: Three Kingdoms
2. Grand Theft Auto 5
3. Monopoly Plus


Worldwide digital games market report for April 2019

Worldwide digital games market report for April 2019

During April 2019 digital games for PC sales slowed while digital games for consoles sales saw a growth.


Worldwide digital games spending grows in February 2019

Worldwide digital games spending grows in February 2019

Superdata have released their report on the worldwide digital games market for February 2019. The report shows that spending on digital games across the PC and mobile segments grew by 2 percent year-on-year to $8.2 billion. The mobile segment in particular is what boosted digital spending for the period, showing 9 percent growth year-on-year. This […]


Reselling unauthorized game keys now illegal in Japan

Reselling unauthorized game keys now illegal in Japan

After a revision of Japan’s Unfair Competition Prevention Act a number of new amendments outlawing of the resale of unauthorized digital game keys.


Worldwide digital games market for September 2018

Worldwide digital games market for September 2018

The latest Superdata report on digital spending on games shows a strong market leading into the holiday season of 2018.


Digital games market in August 2018

Digital games market in August 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. […]


Payment preferences of digital download gamers

Payment preferences of digital download gamers

The latest report from SuperData shows interesting consumer behavior when it comes to the speed of the digital payment platform they’re using.