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March 07 NPD: Market Growth Numbers

In the fourth, and final, bombardment of sales numbers, the NPD has also released figures showing the drastic increase of the market. During this Q1 period (Jan-March 2007), the videogame industry grew 54%, as total game-related sales amounted to $3.3-billion, as opposed to last year's Q1 total of $2.2-billion.

Per category, hardware sales shot up 94%, with two new consoles on the market: $1.3B, compared to $659M in Q1 2006. Overall software sales accumulated to $1.6B from $1.3B, a respectable 30% increase over last year's figure. And game accessory sales soared 61% with $479-million, up from $297-million in Q1 2006.

Industry Total: Q1 2006, $2.2B | Q1 2007, $3.3B - 54%

Video Games Hardware: Q1 2006, $659M | Q1 2007, $1.3B - 94%
Console Hardware: Q1 2006, $418M | Q1 2007, $958M - 129%
Portable Game Hardware: Q1 2006, $241M | Q1 2007, $319M - 32%

Video Games Software: Q1 2006, $1.2B | Q1 2007, $1.6B - 30%
Console Software: Q1 2006, $909M | Q1 2007, $1.2B - 30%
Portable Game Software: Q1 2006, $296M | Q1 2007, $393M - 33%

Video Game Accessories: Q1 2006, $297M | Q1 2007, $479M - 61%

4/19/2007 Arnold Katayev

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