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2008 European Video Game Market by Country (GfK)

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2008 ADESE Annual Report is out;

Reuno Un = United Kingdom
Francia = France
Alemana = Germany
Espana = Spain
Italia = Italy
Holanda = Netherlands
Belgica = Belgium
Suecia = Sweden
Portugal = Portugal

Console Software Units:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 3,194 NA NA 1,560 NA
2007 NA 2,839 NA NA 1,550 NA



PC Software Units:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 781 NA NA 766 NA
2007 NA 840 NA NA 870 NA



Total Console and PC Software Units:

United Kingdom 82,800,000
Germany 59,024,000
France 43,115,000
Spain 20,406,000
Italy 19,650,000
Netherlands 11,247,000
Belgium 7,400,000
Sweden 5,751,000
Austria 5,000,000
Ireland 4,170,000
Switzerland 3,975,000
Portugal 3,227,000
Finland 2,326,000



Console Hardware Units:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 542 452 350 NA NA
2007 NA 530 314 NA NA NA



Console Software Value:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 139 NA NA 70 55
2007 NA 113 NA NA 60 46



PC Software Value:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 24 NA NA 16 13
2007 NA 27 NA NA 21 14


Total Console and PC Software Value (€m):

United Kingdom 2,772
Germany 1,788
France 1,647
Spain 744
Italy 671
Netherlands 349
Belgium 247
Sweden 217
Switzerland 163
Ireland 142
Portugal 98
Finland 86
Norway 68

Console Hardware Value:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 129 NA NA NA NA
2007 NA 126 NA NA NA NA



Total Market Value:



Other Western European Countries:


Ireland Switzerland Austria Denmark Finland Norway
2008 NA 293 278 121 NA NA
2007 NA 266 224 105 NA NA



Denmark, Norway, and Switzerland value calculated at Euro X-rate as of January 1st 2009.

PDF (Spanish)

Austria (PDF)
Denmark
Finland
Ireland (PDF)
Norway
Switzerland (PDF)

2007 ADESE Annual Report thread



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We should have these on the site somewhere.

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ah too much strange language

Nobody's perfect. I aint nobody!!!

Killzone 2. its not a fps. it a FIRST PERSON WAR SIMULATOR!!!! ..The true PLAYSTATION 3 launch date and market dominations is SEP 1st

Do they add all the hardware together? I can't read that.

Currently playing on PS3: God of War III

Currently playing on Xbox360: Final Fantasy XIII

Currently playing on NDS: Chrono Trigger

Serious_frusting said:
ah too much strange language

 

 

No,mi amigo  sólo es ''español'' el idioma de ''Miguel de Cervantes'' ja, ja, ja ,ja, ja, ja ..viva la madre patria..

 

No, my friend ist''Spanish '' language'' of ''Miguel de Cervantes''ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, ha .. live the motherland.

 

 



 

 

''Halo reach''.. sell 7.m first week ,Believe¡¡¡¡¡¡

 

 

 

 

 

 



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UK on top for every chart, we rock, our gaming industry is super

Updated with other Western European data.

Unfortunately no total software unit data is currently available for Denmark, Ireland, or Norway, so I've included my own estimates (red) in the following table to get a better idea of the overall Western European market.

Total Western European Console & PC Software Units:

United Kingdom 82,800,000 30.1%
Germany 59,024,000 21.5%
France 43,115,000 15.7%
Spain 20,406,000 7.4%
Italy 19,650,000 7.1%
Netherlands 11,247,000 4.1%
Belgium 7,400,000 2.7%
Sweden 5,751,000 2.1%
Austria 5,000,000 1.8%
Ireland 5,000,000 1.8%
Denmark 4,000,000 1.5%
Switzerland 3,975,000 1.4%
Portugal 3,227,000 1.2%
Finland 2,326,000 0.8%
Norway 2,200,000 0.8%
Total 275,121,000 100%

By region:

UK & Ireland 87,800,000 31.9%
Germany, Austria, and Switzerland 67,999,000 24.7%
France 43,115,000 15.7%
Iberia 23,633,000 8.6%
Italy 19,650,000 7.1%
Benelux 18,647,000 6.8%
Scandinavia 14,277,000 5.2%
Total 275,121,000 100%



Awesome that it's out! Great find, BKK!

Interesting to see that the Spanish market declined YoY, despite strong growth everywhere else.

Also, suecia = Sweden, correct?

Back from the dead, I'm afraid.

Yeah, Suecia = Sweden

Not bad by Sweden, we only have 9 million people

If it isn't turnbased it isn't worth playing   (mostly)

And shepherds we shall be,

For Thee, my Lord, for Thee. Power hath descended forth from Thy hand, That our feet may swiftly carry out Thy command. So we shall flow a river forth to Thee And teeming with souls shall it ever be. In Nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritūs Sancti. -----The Boondock Saints