Video Game Software Publishing in the US: Market Research Report

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Video Game Software Publishing Market Research Report | NAICS 51121e | Sep 2015

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The Video Game Software Publishing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Video game software publishers continued to experience strong sales over the five years to 2015. 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

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Strategy Games

Strategy games comprise the largest share of industry revenue, accounting for an estimated 20.9% of revenue over the year. Strategy games are made with critical thinking skills. Some games pose logistical challenges either in the way of exploration with limited resources, while others combine logistics and fabricated economies. Strategy games come in a variety of subgenres, the most popular of which include real-time strategy games, as well as a subgenre of real-time strategy games, known as multiplayer online arenas. Strategy games have remained a staple among video games, and comprise some of the earliest games available to consumers. As a result, this segment is expected to remain steady over the next five years... 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 gamesStrategy 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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