ERA reports that UK videogame market is worth £2b

By Mike, Thursday, 26 March 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.”

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