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Video Game Software Publishing in the US: Market Research Report

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Video Game Software Publishing Market Research Report | NAICS 51121e | Oct 2014

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IBISWorld’s Video Game Software Publishing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
96,332
Businesses
23,082
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Video game software publishers continued to experience strong sales over the five years to 2014. Operators have increased investment in marketing and are now adept at building hype in advance of new releases, which has led to successful franchises and rereleases. Over the next five years, wireless gaming networks, mobile and other online platforms will boost industry revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Video Game Software publishing industry is in the growth stage of its industry life cycle. Indicators of this life cycle stage include an increasing number of industry operators, expansion into new market segments and a high rate of technological change. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is forecast to increase at an annualized rate of 7.1% in the 10 years to 2019. Comparatively, GDP is forecast to rise at an average annual rate of 2.5% during the same period. IVA growth that exceeds GDP growth further establishes that this industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Video Game Software Publishing Industry?

Companies in this industry primarily publish video game software. These establishments carry out operations necessary for producing and distributing video games, including design, documentation, installation and support services. Operators may design, develop and publish games, or may solely be involved in publishing.

Industry Products
Action video gamesSports video gamesShooter video gamesRole-playing video gamesAdventure video gamesRacing video gamesOther video games
 
Industry Activities
Video game publishingVideo game development for video game consolesVideo game development for mobile applicationsVideo game development for computers


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