Genre breakdown of U.S. computer game sales in 2015

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

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 28, 2016
Genre breakdown of U.S. computer game sales in 2015 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.
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Genre breakdown of computer game sales in the United States in 2015

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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%
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%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 28, 2016
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.
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