[Infographie] The French are spending more and more on social gaming

by bold-lichterman

This infographic produced by Newzoo, based on two studies on the French video game market, shows that 24M French people spend nearly 27M hours per day playing video games. Among them, 42% spend money there. Thus, the total amount of these expenses should reach the modest sum of 3.2 billion € in 2011.

Infographie The French are spending more and more on social

These two studies also tell us that:

  • Games purchased new account for 41% of the total amount spent, with a 22% increase in download purchases.
  • Online games represent 26% of the total amount spent.
  • Finally, there is a clear increase in spending for games on social networks (+ 11%) and from mobile devices (+ 9%)
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