The game industry's sales during the first quarter remained flat, new data from research firm NPD has confirmed.
During the first quarter of 2013, total game content spending in the U.S. hit $3.5 billion, matching what was spent during the same period in 2012. A total of $1.37 billion was spent on physical console and PC games (meaning discs) while used and rental spending hit $559 million. Total spending on digital content reached $1.59 billion.
"Digital spending fully offset the declines in physical format spend in Q1'13," said Liam Callahan, industry analyst … Read more