Leading locations for video game purchases in the U.S. 2016

The graph presents the leading locations used to purchase video games according to gamers in the United States as of December 2016. It was found that 29 percent of respondents stated they bought games in physical stores, while 22 percent said they downloaded games from Steam.
Total sales of computer and video games in the U.S. in 2015 amounted to 16.5 billion U.S. dollars.

Leading sources used to purchase or download video games according to gamers in the United States as of December 2016

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Source

Release date

January 2017

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 14 to 23, 2016

Number of respondents

total survey n = 1,560

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: Considering the last year, where did you buy or download new games?

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