Digital content consumer expenditure worldwide in 2013, by content type

Worldwide digital content consumer spending 2013 This statistic presents the digital consumer expenditure on digital content worldwide. In 2013, consumers spent approximately 34 billion US dollars on digital games via online gaming platforms such as Steam or the PlayStation Store. Digital games include PC and gaming consoles but exclude apps. Overall consumer app spending amounted to 16 billion US dollars.
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Consumer spending in billion U.S. dollars
Digital games excluding apps*34
Apps16
Online movies8
Consumer spending in billion U.S. dollars
Digital games excluding apps*34
Apps16
Online movies8

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This statistic presents the digital consumer expenditure on digital content worldwide. In 2013, consumers spent approximately 34 billion US dollars on digital games via online gaming platforms such as Steam or the PlayStation Store. Digital games include PC and gaming consoles but exclude apps. Overall consumer app spending amounted to 16 billion US dollars.
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Release date
February 2014
Region
World
Survey time period
2013
Supplementary notes
*iOS App Store and Google Play
Digital games spending excluding apps includes all PC online, social, browser (incl. mobile web), online console, smart TV and video-streamed games spend – across all business models, excluding mobile app store and downloadable feature phone game spending.

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