Tag Archives: Entertainment Retailers Association
Mon, Sep 16, 2013 | 14:53 BST
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One sales will hit 1.8 million units and 1.3 million units respectively this Christmas period across the UK. That’s the prediction by trade body the Entertainment Retailer’s Association.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 15:08 GMT
The Entertainment Retailers Association has published its full report for 2012, and it states that the UK games market fell 17.4% overall during 2012.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 09:12 GMT
A report to be published by Entertainment Retailers Association later this morning is expected to announce that digital game sales were up almost 8% in 2012, equating to sales of over £500 million.
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 | 13:11 BST
If you were asked to guess what the best selling game of 2010 was you’d likely plump for CoD: Black Ops, and you’d be right. But how do you think it fared against the likes of the Avatar and Toy Story 3 DVDs or albums from Rihanna and Take That? Well, it outsold them all.
Fri, Apr 01, 2011 | 17:21 BST
The Entertainment Retailers Association has been busy crunching some numbers related to the entertainment industry in the UK, and after the smoke cleared from its calculators, it found that in 2010, videogames outsold music and DVDs considerably.
Thu, Mar 26, 2009 | 14:56 GMT
According to the Entertainment Retailers Association, the UK videogame market shot up 21.1 percent last year leaving an industry worth two billion pounds in its wake.
“If we look at the first three months of 2009, the pattern of games sales growing and video remaining static is continuing,” said ERA director general Kim Bayley amid reports that 2009 won’t be able to repeat the feat.
“One would expect games to grow and video to remain broadly flat – meaning games will overtake or knock at video’s door by the end of 2009.”
More over at Edge.
Wed, Jan 07, 2009 | 10:56 GMT
The Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) has announced that videogames is the fastest growing entertainment sector in the UK at retail level.
The statement comes off the back of reports that the games market recorded unit sales of 82.8 million in 2008 which is a 17 percent rise from the previous year.
According to Reuters this growth was driven by the enormous popularity of Nintendo Wii.
By Mike Bowden