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Games Software Retail in the United Kingdom (UK) - Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast to 2025

  • ID: 5459299
  • Report
  • August 2021
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 37 Pages
  • MarketLine
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • GAME Digital plc
  • J Sainsbury plc
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Games Software Retail in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2016-20, and forecast to 2025). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Key Highlights

  • The games software market includes retail sales of games for domestic games consoles, handheld games consoles, mobile phones and other wireless devices; and games for PC and Mac desktop computers. Online games are excluded (e.g. Second Life). Console hardware sales are excluded. All market data and forecasts are represented as a consumer expenditure in retailers which includes sales taxes (e.g. VAT) and figures presented are in nominal terms (i.e., without adjustment for inflation) and all currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2020 annual average exchange rates.
  • The UK games software market had total revenues of $4,212.7m in 2020, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.5% between 2016 and 2020.
  • Online Specialists account for the largest proportion of sales in the UK games software market in 2020, sales through this channel generated $2,395.2m, equivalent to 56.9% of the market's overall value.
  • There has been few major developments or releases in games, with games that have been released during the pandemic, namely Cyberpunk 2077, being released to poor receptions and sales figures.

Scope

  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the games software retail market in the United Kingdom
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key games software retail market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United Kingdom games software retail market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Reasons to Buy

  • What was the size of the United Kingdom games software retail market by value in 2020?
  • What will be the size of the United Kingdom games software retail market in 2025?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom games software retail market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up the United Kingdom's games software retail market?
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • GAME Digital plc
  • J Sainsbury plc
1 Executive Summary
1.1. Market value
1.2. Market value forecast
1.3. Geography segmentation
1.4. Market rivalry
1.5. Competitive Landscape

2 Market Overview
2.1. Market definition
2.2. Market analysis

3 Market Data
3.1. Market value

4 Market Segmentation
4.1. Geography segmentation
4.2. Market distribution

5 Market Outlook
5.1. Market value forecast

6 Five Forces Analysis
6.1. Summary
6.2. Buyer power
6.3. Supplier power
6.4. New entrants
6.5. Threat of substitutes
6.6. Degree of rivalry

7 Competitive Landscape
7.1. Who are the leading players?
7.2. What strategies do the leading players follow?
7.3. Have there been any major mergers/acquisitions in recent years?
7.4. What disruptors/challengers have changed the market in recent years?

8 Company Profiles
8.1. J Sainsbury plc
8.2. GAME Digital plc
8.3. Amazon.com, Inc.

9 Macroeconomic Indicators
9.1. Country data

10 Appendix
10.1. Methodology
10.2. Industry associations
10.3. Related research
10.4. About the Publisher

List of Tables
Table 1: United Kingdom games software retail market value: $ million, 2016-20
Table 2: United Kingdom games software retail market geography segmentation: $ million, 2020
Table 3: United Kingdom games software retail market distribution: % share, by value, 2020
Table 4: United Kingdom games software retail market value forecast: $ million, 2020-25
Table 5: J Sainsbury plc: key facts
Table 6: J Sainsbury plc: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 7: J Sainsbury plc: Key Employees
Table 8: J Sainsbury plc: Key Employees Continued
Table 9: GAME Digital plc: key facts
Table 10: GAME Digital plc: Key Employees
Table 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 13: Amazon.com, Inc.: Key Employees
Table 14: Amazon.com, Inc.: Key Employees Continued
Table 15: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2016-20
Table 16: United Kingdom GDP (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2016-20
Table 17: United Kingdom GDP (current prices, $ billion), 2016-20
Table 18: United Kingdom inflation, 2016-20
Table 19: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2016-20
Table 20: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2016-20

List of Figures
Figure 1: United Kingdom games software retail market value: $ million, 2016-20
Figure 2: United Kingdom games software retail market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2020
Figure 3: United Kingdom games software retail market distribution: % share, by value, 2020
Figure 4: United Kingdom games software retail market value forecast: $ million, 2020-25
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2020
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2020
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2020
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2020
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2020
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2020
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A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • J Sainsbury plc
  • GAME Digital plc
  • Amazon.com, Inc.
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