Strategy Analytics at E3: US Digital Game Revenues Will Exceed Discs For First Time in 2012

"As E3, the world’s biggest video games event, prepares to open its doors in Los Angeles, CA, new forecasts published by Strategy Analytics’ Digital Media Strategies service confirm the industry’s coming transition to digital or online business models. The report, “Global Video Game Market Forecast: 2011,” predicts that North American retail revenues from digital and mobile games will reach $10.8 billion in 2012, compared to $9.0 billion from physical media (discs). The next generation of games consoles, beginning with the Wii’s successor, to be introduced at E3, are likely to feature improved online and social networking capabilities, more abundant online games content, as well as cloud-based gaming services, the report predicts." -- (Official Press Release)

Read Full Story >>
The story is too old to be commented.