Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Games published for the major games consoles are the biggest source of revenue in the Computer Game Publishing industry, but social games played online and on mobile phones are playing an increasingly large part. Video games have now become a common form of entertainment for a large proportion of the population, although many of these are casual rather than regular gamers. Games are now played by many people outside the obvious market for games. Women currently constitute 52% of gamers in the United Kingdom, and mobile phone gaming has opened the door to a large, previously untapped market. User-friendly devices, such as the iPad and Google Nexus, are now encouraging older generations to take up gaming too... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Operators in the UK Computer Game Publishing industry publish video game software for all platforms. These include traditional retail sales of boxed video games and digital downloads, which also incorporate the growing mobile game market.
Software for Sony consoles
Sony software is estimated to be the single largest source of industry revenue, contributing 35% of industry revenue in the current year. Video games for Sony platforms include titles on four consoles, of which two are home consoles (PS3 and PS4) and two are portable (PlayStation Portable (PSP) and PS Vita). The majority of Sony titles published this year are for the PS3 and PS4. The.. purchase to read more