Gaming Statistics: U.S. Video Game Sales Slide 23% in August

September 11, 2011 10:22 pm

We spotted this today:

“Sales of video game hardware, software and accessories in the United States continued to slide in August according to new data from NPD Group, again dipping more than 20% compared to the same period last year. Overall industry sales slid 23% to $669.9 million last month from $873.8 million in August 2010. Hardware sales were down 12% from last year to $249.4 million, accessory sales were down just 1% to $134.7 million and software sales plummeted 34% to $264.8 million”

Statistics Source: BGR

We had written about the tax benefits for game developers earlier

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