NPD: US Video Game Industry Has Record-Breaking Six Months

2018 has already been a huge year for video game sales, with US consumers reportedly spending $19.5 billion on video game-related products in the first six months of the year alone – a 40% increase on the first six months of 2017.

The news comes from the NPD Group (via Gamesindustry.biz), which reports that hardware sales are also at a seven-year high, totaling $1.7 billion in the first half of 2018. That’s seemingly thanks to an increased market for the Xbox One, as well as strong support for the Nintendo NES Classic and SNES Classic Editions.

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Source:: IGN -Reviews