The market for consoles in Russia is estimated at $ 362 million

December 9, 2008, 12:41 am

the market for consoles in russia is estimated at $ 362 million   The last two years have been very successful for the game console, including in Russia. This confirms and fresh reports of J son Partners, on the market gaming consoles.
The first peak of popularity of game consoles in Russia took place in the mid-90`s, when the efforts of companies such as Steepler, BUKA Entertainment legitimate game console market volume reached 60 million dollars. But after the 1998 crisis, they have gone into the shadow economy and for nearly a decade has been a source of income of Russian piracy. Through continuous efforts of local players, the market consoles has shown impressive results in 2006, which amounted to $ 79, 9 million by the end of this year, the market rose to a very impressive sum of $ 362 million
As shown in the schedule, most of the market owned by Sony with its pristavkami PS2, PS3 and PSP. Thanks to a big difference in the prices of games for consoles and PC games (40 and U. S. $ 8, respectively), the market for consoles far below the volume market of computer games. The analyst from J son Partners assess the current ratio of market segments in 2008 as 20% to 80%, respectively.
Despite the economic crisis, analysts predicted further growth in the market, leading to an increase by 2012 to mark in the $ 600 million


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