US Games Spent $25 Billion in 2009

May 11, 2010 By Roman Bart, 3DjOBS News

According to a survey of 13,000 consumers aged 8 and up by a Netherlands based video game industry research company Newzoo estimates that 183.5 Million gamers spent $25.3 Billion in the US in 2009. Below is a breakdown by top countries for the gaming population and total estimated sales.

2009 ESTIMATED GAMING POPULATION & SALES
COUNTRYGAMING POPULATION$ SALES
United States 183.5 Million$25.29 Billion
United Kingdom31.3 Million$5.61 Billion
Germany35.5 Million$4.67 Billion
France25.4 Million$4.57 Billion
Netherlands9.3 Million$754 Million
Belgium4.7 Million$729 Million

% GAME SALES
COUNTRY CONSOLE PC PORTALS MMO MOBILE
United States60%16%11%8%4%
United Kingdom63%20%7%5%5%
Germany42%36%12%5%5%
France68%19%5%4%3%

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