A whopping 63 million console and PC games were bought in the UK last year - that averages at over one game per UK resident.
The UK games market was worth £2.875 billion in 2010, according to official figures from UK trade body UKIE, reported by MCV.
The Xbox 360 was the UK's most lucrative console with hardware revenues of £232 million. The PS3 followed with £229 million. The two platforms combined shifted 2.3 million units.
Xbox 360 game sales amounted to £538 million, PS3 game sales £414 million. 18.2 million Xbox 360 game units and 13.8 million PS3 game units were sold in 2010. In total console software sales hit £1.45 billion.