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Video Game Statistics

VideoGame statistics



gamer age distribution

25% under 18

49% 18-49

26% over 50



65%

The percent of US households that play video games



32 YEARS OLD

the age of the average gamer



2 out 5 gamers are female



Primary Console Players: FEMALE MALE

XBOX360 11% 38%

Wii 80% 41%

PS3 9% 21%



new gamers vs established gamers

(percentages)



12-17 17 22

18-24 16 19

25-34 27 22

35-44 20 20

45-54 20 17

new gamer:less than 2 years playing

established gamer:more than 2 years playing



18 HOURS

Average time spent PER WEEK by gamers playing video games



CONSOLE WARS (units sold in millions)

PS3 31.59 (US: 12.35, JAP: 4.58)

XBOX360 37.14 (US:21.50, JAP:1.23)

Wii 65.32 (US:30.56, JAP:9.67)



US sales

Japan Sales

Other sales



handheld CONSOLE WARS

(units sold in millions)

PSP 55.5 (US:18.82, JAP: 13.68)

NINTENDO DS 124.27 (US; 44.16, JAP:29.48)



23.7%

10%

2.7%



Percentage of CONSOLE FAILURE within FIRST 2 YEARS of ownership



138 MILLION Sony Playstation 2 units sold;the best selling console ever



The Mario franchise is the most successful video game series, selling over 225 million games



VIDEO GAME SALES

by rating

42% Everyone

12% Everyone +10

28% Teen

15% Mature



SOFTWARE SALES

(annual units sold in millions)

CONSOLE 154

PC 36.4



TOP 5 Best selling video games

1. Wii Sports (Wii)

2. Super Mario Bros. (NES)

3. Pokemon

Red/Green/Blue (GB)

4. Tetris (GB)

5. Duck Hunt (NES)

Video Game Statistics

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Video games aren't just for kids anymore; little kids that is. Gaming is big business and you might be surprised to learn how many older folks make up this category. So, while you are waiting for your...
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