Enterbrain: Traditional Japanese games market will peak this year, but online with continue to grow

Saturday, 12 April 2008 07:23 GMT By Patrick Garratt

According to this Japan Today report, Famitsu publisher Enterbrain has predicted that hardware and software sales in Japan will peak at 710.4 billion yen in 2008 and to fall to 671.1 billion yen in 2010.

However, the market for online games is expected to continue growing and to reach 320.5 billion yen in 2010, bringing the total market for game consoles and online games to 991.6 billion yen.