06 March, 2016
Analysing The $2.8 billion Australian Games Industry
It's been a great year for the Australian games industry, but how large a part of that success is down to mobile versus traditional physical console sales?
The last 12 months has seen some hugely successful game releases, from The Witcher 3 and Call of Duty, to breakout indie successes like Undertale, Ori And The Blind Forest and Rocket League.
It's no surprise then that digital sales have been going well. But recent statistics released by Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA) have shown that digital game sales in Australia have surpassed traditional sales by a wide margin. In fact, digital now equals about 56% of total game sales.