Genre breakdown of computer game sales in the United States in 2015

Loading statistic...
Expand statistic
Share of units sold
Strategy36.4%
Casual25.8%
Role-playing18.7%
Shooter6.3%
Adventure5.9%
Action4.1%
Other games, compilations1.3%
Flight0.6%
Family entertainment0.3%
Racing0.3%
Sport games0.2%
Arcade0.1%
Children's entertainment0.1%
© Statista 2017

Show further information

Show sources information

AdvertisementTableau Software
 
About This Statistic

The statistic above presents a breakdown of U.S. computer game sales in 2015, broken down by genre. According to the data provided by the NPD Group, 18.7 percent of all computer games sold in the United States in 2015 were role-playing games. In terms of best selling PC game titles, the global trophy, as of late, belongs to The Sims, immediately followed by the World of Warcraft.

Special Functions
Download as ...
Graphic (PNG)
Excel (XLS)
PowerPoint (PPT)
PDF
Options
Settings
Print
Research Alerts
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Statistics on "Gaming in the U.S."

  • Gamer demographics
  • Content
The most important statistics
  • Spending
  • Time spent
  • Devices
The most important statistics

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Gaming in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Gaming in the U.S.

Everything On "Gaming in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista for Your Company: The Research and Analysis Tool

  • Product Film
  • Statistics
  • Downloads

Our Premium Statistics - facts for your business

Currently, Statista provides more than 1 million statistics.
93 percent (all Premium content) are exclusively accessible via our professional accounts.

Unlimited access

As a Statista Premium customer, you receive unlimited access to all statistics at all times. Including downloads of data in the most common formats (XLS, PDF & PNG). Create relevant and significant statistics in no time.

You are in good company

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Our Business Solutions: Save Time and Money

only

$588*

per year
Your advantages
  • Full access to all our statistics
  • Download as XLS, PDF & PNG
  • Relevant data: complete source information
All functions of our platform illustrated face-to-face
  • Learn how Statista supports your company
  • Extensive tour across the whole portal
  • Personal guidance by our support team
The knowledge database for your company
  • All functions of the Premium Account
  • Access to dossiers, forecasts and studies
  • Access to our international database
  • Publishing rights and other exclusive functions