Digital Video Game Revenue Hits $10 Billion

According to Nielsen’s SuperData in March month, the revenue of digital video games hit $10 billion as more people across the world turned to video games amid the lockdown.

As more countries impose nation-wide lockdowns, with the implementation of working from home systems and shutdown of educational institutes, gaming started to see record levels of engagements.

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Steam the most popular digital PC gaming marketplace hit record concurrent user counts, and Warzone had a stellar launch and became one of the fastest-growing free-to-play games ever.

However, GameStop has suffered from the global recession as the announced that they will be cutting salaries, including a 50% cut for its CEO.

Sony has announced that they will be delaying the launch of ‘The Last of Us Part II’ a game about a deadly pandemic. Sony has stated that they have postponed the launch as the pandemic is logistically preventing them from providing the launch experience its players deserve.

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