Wed, Jan 07, 2009 | 10:40 GMT
UK games market worth £4.03bn in 2008 whilst Wii software rises 112%
Wii sold over 20 million games last year which is an increase of 112 percent over 2007.
Software sales as a whole were up 23% over last year, rising to a total of £1.9 billion, whereas consoles accounted for £1.422 billion.
Xbox 360 software saw 51 per cent sales increase, while PlayStation 3 software jumped 145 per cent, with 10.4 million games sold.
“Videogaming is increasingly bringing families together with the introduction of so many outstanding family-based console titles,” said Michael Rawlinson, MD of ELSPA.
“These have really opened up the market to those who may never have even considered playing a videogame before.”
More over at BBC.
By Mike Bowden