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Rock Bottom: UK Game Sales 'Lowest Since Records Began'

Tom Hopkins


UKIE/GfK Chart-Track claim last week's UK videogame sales were the lowest ever.

Published on Aug 3, 2012

The UK videogame market generated just £8.4 million at retail last week, which is the lowest since records began according to data compiled by UKIE/GfK Chart-Track.

As reported by MCV, the UK market has been approaching the all-time low for much of the summer.

The figure doesn't take into account figures from digital distribution or other online services, while the economic downturn and the end of the current console generation are also cited as factors.

Have you stopped buying full price games? Has there been anything worth playing this summer? Have your say below.

 

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