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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 | Mar 2014

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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
Revenue
$13bn
Annual Growth 09-14
5.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Those considering a new venture in video game publishing for consoles and PCs face a large initial investment. The barriers to entry for this industry are significant and existing competitors have a distinct advantage in the market. Beginning a new company in the fiercely competitive market for video games is not only prohibitively expensive for most startups, in addition, the cost of exposing the new products to a global marketplace is even more costly. The level of competition is extremely high because major companies have patents on their products to keep a competitive edge. Also these firms have strong relationships with developers and have a very talented workforce in order to keep up with the latest improvements in technology... purchase to read more

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

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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