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UK GAMES MARKET 2007

Total software units:

75.9m (Up 16 per cent on 2006)


Total software value:

1.72billion (Up 25 per cent on 2006)

Total console software (units):

58.2 million (Up 26 per cent on 2006)

Total console software (value):

1.41bn (Up 34 per cent on 2006)

Console handheld (units):

21.4m (Up 45 per cent on 2006)

Console handheld (value):

434m (Up 28 per cent on 2006)


BEST-SELLING GAMES ALL FORMATS 2007:

1. FIFA 08 (Electronic Arts)

2. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo)

3. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Activision)

4. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami)

5. More Brain Traning (Nintendo)

6. Halo 3 (Microsoft)

7. The Simpsons Game (Electronic Arts)

8. Wii Play (Nintendo)

9. Assassin’s Creed (Ubisoft)

10. WWE Smackdown Vs Raw 2008 (THQ)


SOFTWARE PUBLISHERS’ MARKET SHARE IN VALUE:

1. Electronic Arts: 17.4 per cent

2. Nintendo: 12.9 3 per cent

3. Microsoft: 9.1 per cent

4. Ubisoft: 8.2 per cent

5. Activision: 7.3 per cent

6. THQ: 5.8 per cent

7. Sega: 5.3 per cent

8. Sony: 5.0 per cent

9. Symantec: 3.2

10. Take 2: 3.1 per cent

SOFTWARE PUBLISHERS’ MARKET SHARE IN UNITS:

1. Electronic Arts: 15.8 per cent

2. Nintendo: 12.3 per cent

3. Ubisoft: 8.6 per cent

4. THQ: 6.7 per cent

5. Activision: 6.2 per cent

6. Sega: 5.2 per cent

7. Microsoft: 5.0 per cent

8. Sony: 4.8 per cent

9. Take 2: 3.8 per cent

10. Eidos: 2.7 per cent

Note: Microsoft software calculations include non-games PC software.


FORMAT MARKET SHARE BY VALUE

Xbox 360: 18.6 per cent

Nintendo DS: 18.2 per cent

PC: 17.9 per cent

PlayStation 2: 15.3 per cent

Wii: 13.2 per cent

PSP: 6.4 per cent

PS3: 9.1 per cent

GBA: 0.6 per cent


FORMAT MARKET SHARE BY UNITS

PC: 23.3 per cent

Nintendo DS: 19.7 per cent

PlayStation 2: 18.7 per cent

Xbox 360: 12.9 per cent

Wii: 10.4 per cent

PSP: 7.4 per cent

PS3: 5.6 per cent

GBA: 1.1 per cent

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