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May 8, 2015

chart of the day : disruption in US video gaming industry

Statistic: Computer and video game sales in the United States from 2009 to 2014, by category (in billion U.S. dollars) | Statista

The chart compares the rise of alternative formats of video gaming from 2009 

 Revenue generated from video games sales fell from 9.9 billion in 2009 to 5.3 billion in 2014. 'Other formats', like mobile, social and online gaming have grown tremendously over the past few years and set to distrupt the market in a big way.Already in 2013, the top ten public games companies accounted for almost 44% of the $75.5Bn global games revenues.