The Entertainment Retailer's Association has reported a booming year for the UK entertainment industry, reaching an all-time-high of £7.24bn in 2017. This represents an 8.8% increase in combined music, video and game sales, outpacing growth in the wider enconomy by a factor of more than four.
Games biggest grossing entertainment sector of 2015
Games are leading the way in sales of entertainment products in the UK, according to stats released by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) today.
Today, games trade publication MCV launched its Digital Counts Campaign. This campaign aims to encourage publishers, developers and platforms to share their sales data for digital games. The ultimate aim being the creation of comprehensive UK charts of the best-selling games in the UK across boxed and digital titles.