Games Software in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan games software market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
The games software market consists of the total revenues generated through the sale of console games and PC & Mac games. Console games includes the software used in games consoles hardware such as the Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3 and 4, and Xbox 360 and Xbox One. This also includes the software that is used in wireless or portable handheld devices such as the Nintendo DS, and Playstation Vita. This category excludes the revenue generated through the sales of games consoles and handheld devices. The PC and Mac games includes PC games and Mac games and excludes online games such as casual games, massively multi player online role play games (mmorpg). The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant 2014 annual average exchange rates.
The Japanese games software market had total revenues of $3.6bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -2.7% between 2010 and 2014.
The console games segment was the market's most lucrative in 2014, with total revenues of $3.3bn, equivalent to 91.2% of the market's overall value.
The performance of the market is forecast to decline further but at a slower pace, with an anticipated CARC of -0.5% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $3.5bn by the end of 2019.
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