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Japan's physical game market up 82.5% YOY in August

The Japanese physical video game market was valued at ¥29.8bn in August, up 82.5 per cent year-on-year, according to the latest figures from Famitsu. This is down to a huge 206.8 per cent spike in hardware sales, prompted mainly by the Nintendo Switch, as well as a 21.3 per cent rise in software sales. As a result, this is the third consecutive month of year-on-year growth for Japan's gaming market.

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phoenixwing89d ago (Edited 89d ago )

Physical is best imo. Nothing like having a catalogue of games you can grasp and resell if you have to

VenomSnakeRisingX89d ago

Exactly. Digital is nice and all, but I need physical always

whiteblue89d ago (Edited 89d ago )

I would buy more digital games if my internet wasn't so shity

DivineAssault 89d ago (Edited 89d ago )

Digital is convenient and all but ill buy physical for as long as i can.. There's no telling if you want to re download something and they removed it from the store so your money is wasted..

mogwaii89d ago

I usedto think having physical was best but ive gotten lazy in my old age, lol, and i cant go past a bargain on the ps store.

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