Wednesday December 29, 2004 7:02 am
Game Sales Huge This Year
According to Cnet, video game sales have been 11 percent higher compared to last year’s $7 billion in revenue. Shouldn’t be too big a surprise, considering this is widely considered to be the best year ever in terms of games. What might be more interesting is the make-up of the actual game players, with an average age of 29 when you factor in PC gamers. Maybe the trend will reverse once these older gamers teach their own kids how to play at an earlier age. The article goes on to express doubts about software sales for next year, as developers focus on becoming familiar with new hardware releases, such as Xbox2 in 2005 and PS3, which is looking at a 2006 release.
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