The game industry suffered through a down period during the third quarter, new data from research firm NPD has revealed.
During the third quarter, total spending in the U.S. on video game products and services was $2.87 billion, down 1 percent compared with the $2.9 billion the industry generated during the same period last year. Physical sales, which includes game discs, hit $1.07 billion during the period, representing a 16 percent decline year over year. Consumer spending on used and rental titles hit $399 million.
Luckily for the industry, digital gaming helped prop companies up, with $… Read more