Despite sales down 12.5% year over year, Switch remains the entertainment queen in UK residents’ hearts, to the point of becoming the most profitable format, ahead of DVD, Blu-ray and CD, and even standing out before vinyl discs. The result of a very interesting study.
Thus, we have learned that cumulative sales of the console since 1 January 2022 have generated revenue of £88.7 million. If you’re logically wondering about the performance of other console media, know that cumulative sales of both PS4 and PS5 combined are £79.6 million on the same date, as Xbox software sales (physical versions of games for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S) priced at 17.8 One million pounds and the PC is far from behind.
Here is a small summary table:
And we tell ourselves that that great performance isn’t over yet this year, because between the upcoming releases of Splatoon 3, Bayonetta 3, Mario + The Raving Rabbids Sparks of Hope, and two Pokémon titles Scarlet and Violet (which now require the addition of a special version of the OLED controller) , there is still enough to increase sales.
this is funy. The most profitable “format” of all UK entertainment – including DVDs and CDs – is the Nintendo Switch. before vinyl. PlayStation advances on CDs and DVDs. Obviously, this is the yield and not the units, and the games cost more. But still (Source: ERA) pic.twitter.com/gBOU0jWOoJ
– Christopher Dring (@Chris_Dring) 7 September 2022
With combined video game revenue of £186.6 million, it far exceeds revenue from music (149.8 million) and film and television (118.9 million). Great performance but be careful not to stay too much in front of the screen no matter how big it is. You also have to move and play sports!
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