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Video Games in Japan

Video Games in Japan

Nintendo Switch was behind the largest sales of video games in Japan ever witnessed in 2017. The static console was first launched in the market in March 2017 and made an instant impact on gaming accessories and console games, with the latter returning to growth for the first time in several years. Nintendo Switch offers a new gaming experience with multiple gaming formats as static consoles connected to a TV, hand-held consoles and as independent static consoles without the need for a TV connec...

Euromonitor International's Video Games in Japan report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2013-2017, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market – be they new product developments, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts to 2022 illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Video Games Hardware, Video Games Software.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

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* Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.

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VIDEO GAMES IN JAPAN
Euromonitor International
June 2018
LIST OF CONTENTS AND TABLES
Headlines
Prospects
Nintendo Switch Effect Set To Be Temporary
Mobile Games Need Ignition To Stay Relevant
Internet Retailing Remains the Dominant Distribution Channel
Competitive Landscape
Nintendo Retakes First Spot Thanks To the Popularity of Nintendo Switch
Competition Intensifies in the Stagnant Mobile Games Category
New Launches Boost Sales During 2017
Category Data
Table 1 Sales of Video Games by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 2 Sales of Video Games by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 3 NBO Company Shares of Video Games: % Value 2013-2017
Table 4 LBN Brand Shares of Video Games: % Value 2014-2017
Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Video Games Hardware: % Value 2013-2017
Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Video Games Hardware: % Value 2014-2017
Table 7 NBO Company Shares of Video Games Software: % Value 2013-2017
Table 8 LBN Brand Shares of Video Games Software: % Value 2014-2017
Table 9 Distribution of Video Games by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 10 Distribution of Video Games Hardware by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 11 Distribution of Video Games Software by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 12 Distribution of Video Games Software (Physical) by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 13 Distribution of Video Games Software (Digital) by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 14 Forecast Sales of Video Games by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 15 Forecast Sales of Video Games by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Executive Summary
Toys and Games Continues To Grow in 2017
Mega Hits on Toys and Games
Bandai Namco Group Retains the Leading Position in Toys and Games
Toys and Games Increasingly Purchased Via Non-traditional Toys and Games Stores
Toys and Games Market Expected To Contract Over the Forecast Period
Market Data
Table 16 Sales of Toys and Games by Category: Value 2012-2017
Table 17 Sales of Toys and Games by Category: % Value Growth 2012-2017
Table 18 NBO Company Shares of Toys and Games: % Value 2013-2017
Table 19 LBN Brand Shares of Toys and Games: % Value 2014-2017
Table 20 Distribution of Toys and Games by Format: % Value 2012-2017
Table 21 Forecast Sales of Toys and Games by Category: Value 2017-2022
Table 22 Forecast Sales of Toys and Games by Category: % Value Growth 2017-2022
Sources
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