Industry revenues $57 billion in 2009, says DFC

Monday, 30 June 2008 21:31 GMT By Patrick Garratt

DFC Intelligence has forecast worldwide games revenues to reach $57 billion in 2009, with no signs of slowing due to slumping economies and expensive hardware.

“Consumer spending on software is at record levels and the game business seems to actually benefit from a recession because games are a relatively cheap form of home entertainment,” said DFC analyst David Cole.

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