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United Kingdom (UK) Games Software Retail Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2017-2026

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  • 43 Pages
  • October 2022
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • MarketLine
  • ID: 5714942
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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 2017-21, and forecast to 2026). 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 2021 annual average exchange rates.
  • The UK games software market had total revenues of $4.4 billion in 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.7% between 2016 and 2021.
  • The market has kept expanding in recent years, mainly driven by the uptake of video game consoles and internet connections.
  • The value of the UK games software market grew by 1.5% in 2021.

Scope

  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, 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

Reasons to Buy

  • What was the size of the United Kingdom games software retail market by value in 2021?
  • What will be the size of the United Kingdom games software retail market in 2026?
  • 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?
  • How large is the United Kingdom’s games software retail market in relation to its regional counterparts?

Table of Contents

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?
7.5. What is the biggest theme in the market?

8 Company Profiles
8.1. Valve Corporation
8.2. J Sainsbury plc
8.3. Game Retail Ltd
8.4. 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, 2016-21
Table 2: United Kingdom games software retail market geography segmentation: $ million, 2021
Table 3: United Kingdom games software retail market distribution: % share, by value, 2021
Table 4: United Kingdom games software retail market value forecast: $ million, 2021-26
Table 5: Valve Corporation: key facts
Table 6: Valve Corporation: Key Employees
Table 7: J Sainsbury plc: key facts
Table 8: J Sainsbury plc: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 9: J Sainsbury plc: Key Employees
Table 10: Game Retail Ltd: key facts
Table 11: Game Retail Ltd: Key Employees
Table 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 13: Amazon.com, Inc.: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 14: Amazon.com, Inc.: Key Employees
Table 15: Amazon.com, Inc.: Key Employees Continued
Table 16: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2017-21
Table 17: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2017-21
Table 18: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2017-21
Table 19: United Kingdom inflation, 2017-21
Table 20: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2017-21
Table 21: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2017-21

List of Figures
Figure 1: United Kingdom games software retail market value: $ million, 2016-21
Figure 2: United Kingdom games software retail market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2021
Figure 3: United Kingdom games software retail market distribution: % share, by value, 2021
Figure 4: United Kingdom games software retail market value forecast: $ million, 2021-26
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2021
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2021
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2021
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2021
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2021
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the games software retail market in the United Kingdom, 2021

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Valve Corporation
  • J Sainsbury plc
  • Game Retail Ltd
  • Amazon.com, Inc.