U.S. Video Game Spending Increases 30% In Second Quarter to $11.6 Billion

Gaming hardware sales increased 57% in Q2, NPD Group reports

Gamers in the United States spent a record $11.6 billion on gaming hardware and software in the second quarter of this year, a 30% year-over-year increase from Q2 2019.

Analyst outfit NPD Group released its regular quarterly survey of U.S. games consumers Aug. 10. NPD Group’s analysis found that the Q2 spending total was also up 7% compared to Q1 of this year.

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Samson Amore

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