About This Statistic
The statistic contains data on the retail revenue of the video game industry in the United States from 2010 to 2016, broken down by segment. In 2016, the total revenue of the industry amounted to 12.16 billion U.S. dollars, down from 13.83 billion recorded a year earlier. The entire industry experienced record high revenue in 2010 when it reached nearly 18.6 billion U.S. dollars. Looking deeper into specific segments, in terms of hardware unit sales, the tendencies point to a popularity of new generation video console platforms. All in all, monthly revenue statistics show the market's fluctuation throughout the year, with lows in the summer months, and higher sales during the holiday season.