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Australia : Games Market 47 % Growth In 2008

Gamasutra - January 20, 2009


Submitted by apujanata (4) at 4:28PM PST on January 20, 2009


The Australian games market saw an increase in sales of 47 percent in 2008, as the industry’s value rose to $1.96 billion. Software sales rose by 57 %, hardware sales up 43 % and accessories sales up 68 %. The most popular titles were what the IEAA calls "family games", which saw 137 percent sales growth over 2007. The second most popular category of titles were "action games".