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Games Software in the United Kingdom

Games Software in the United Kingdom

Summary

Games Software in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). 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 United Kingdom games software market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

  • The games software market includes retail sales of games for domestic games consoles, handheld games consoles, mobile phones and other wireless devices; and games for PC and Mac desktop computers. Online games are excluded (e.g. Second Life). Console hardware sales are excluded. The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant 2017 annual average exchange rates.
  • The UK games software market generated total revenues of $3,075.1m in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7% between 2013 and 2017.
  • Sales generated through music, video, book, stationery and entertainment software specialists were the most lucrative for the UK games software market in 2017, with total revenues of $1,114.2m, equivalent to 36.2% of the market's overall value.
  • The UK games software market is the largest in Europe, accounting for 27.8% of market value in 2017, with approximately 32.4 million people in the country playing games.
Scope
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, and leading players in the games software market in the United Kingdom
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the games software market in the United Kingdom
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key games software market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom games software market with five year forecasts
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the United Kingdom games software market by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the United Kingdom games software market in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom games software market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • How large is the United Kingdom’s games software market in relation to its regional counterparts?


Executive Summary
Market value
Market value forecast
Geography segmentation
Market rivalry
Market Overview
Market definition
Market analysis
Market Data
Market value
Market Segmentation
Geography segmentation
Market distribution
Market Outlook
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Summary
Buyer power
Supplier power
New entrants
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Leading Companies
Amazon.com, Inc.
GAME Digital plc
J Sainsbury plc
Tesco PLC
Macroeconomic Indicators
Country data
Methodology
Industry associations
Related MarketLine research
Appendix
About MarketLine
List of Tables
Table 1: United Kingdom games software market value: $ million, 2013-17
Table 2: United Kingdom games software market geography segmentation: $ million, 2017
Table 3: United Kingdom games software market distribution: % share, by value, 2017
Table 4: United Kingdom games software market value forecast: $ million, 2017-22
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 8: GAME Digital plc: key facts
Table 9: GAME Digital plc: key financials ($)
Table 10: GAME Digital plc: key financials (£)
Table 11: GAME Digital plc: key financial ratios
Table 12: J Sainsbury plc: key facts
Table 13: J Sainsbury plc: key financials ($)
Table 14: J Sainsbury plc: key financials (£)
Table 15: J Sainsbury plc: key financial ratios
Table 16: Tesco PLC: key facts
Table 17: Tesco PLC: key financials ($)
Table 18: Tesco PLC: key financials (£)
Table 19: Tesco PLC: key financial ratios
Table 20: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2013-17
Table 21: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 22: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 23: United Kingdom inflation, 2013-17
Table 24: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2013-17
Table 25: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2013-17
List of Figures
Figure 1: United Kingdom games software market value: $ million, 2013-17
Figure 2: United Kingdom games software market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 3: United Kingdom games software market distribution: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 4: United Kingdom games software market value forecast: $ million, 2017-22
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the games software market in the United Kingdom, 2017
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the games software market in the United Kingdom, 2017
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the games software market in the United Kingdom, 2017
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the games software market in the United Kingdom, 2017
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the games software market in the United Kingdom, 2017
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the games software market in the United Kingdom, 2017
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: GAME Digital plc: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: GAME Digital plc: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: J Sainsbury plc: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: J Sainsbury plc: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Tesco PLC: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Tesco PLC: assets & liabilities

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