Consumer spending on video game hardware in August hit $4.4 billion

Consumer spending on video game hardware, content, and accessories hit a record high in August, giving the industry its biggest August tally since 2008 & third-highest month ever!

The video game industry was among the major beneficiaries of the lockdown restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year.

Many analysts feared the interest in stay-at-home entertainment would wane with restrictions lifting & people resuming their normal lives. But the bump in gaming seen during the pandemic is not a passing trend.

Read more about the video game industry’s record setting month, HERE