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Two thirds of UK game sales were digital in 2020

Two thirds of UK games sold in 2020 were digital, new figures have revealed, showing a further acceleration in the transition from retail to download sales.

GSD chart data reported by GamesIndustry.biz shows that 67 per cent of UK game sales were made through Nintendo eShop, PSN, Steam and Xbox Live last year, up from 52 per cent in 2019.

The shift to digital game sales has been ongoing for years, and 2020’s results are just the latest step along that path. The fact 2020’s figure is so high is unsurprising, with many bricks and mortar shops shut for much of the year while in lockdown.

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Two thirds of UK games sold in 2020 were digital, new figures have revealed, showing a further acceleration in the transition from retail to download sales.

GSD chart data reported by GamesIndustry.biz shows that 67 per cent of UK game sales were made through Nintendo eShop, PSN, Steam and Xbox Live last year, up from 52 per cent in 2019.

The shift to digital game sales has been ongoing for years, and 2020’s results are just the latest step along that path. The fact 2020’s figure is so high is unsurprising, with many bricks and mortar shops shut for much of the year while in lockdown.

Read more

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