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French video game market grows to EUR 2.7 bln in 2013

Wednesday 5 February 2014 | 09:05 CET | News
France's video game market grew in 2013 thanks to the release of new consoles and rising number of players in the cloud, who can pause and resume games on connected mobile devices. The market grew slightly to EUR 2.7 billion last year from EUR 2.5 billion in 2012, according to GfK and France's leisure software publishers' association, the SELL. Dedicated portable console sales fell by 19 percent. France has Europe's highest penetration of home consoles. French-made videogames accounted for only 6.1 percent of total game revenue. The industry employs fewer than 8,200 people in France,

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Companies: GfK
Countries: France
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