Potential impacts on future games industry in the UK as of 2014

This statistic shows the extent to which employers in the video game industry in the United Kingdom (UK) agree on potential impacts on the future games industry as of February 2014. 17 percent of respondents agreed that it will become harder to generate sales due to sheer volume of games/ applications available.

Opinions on potential impacts on the games industry in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014*

Strongly agreeAgreeNeither agree or disagreeDisagreeStrongly disagree
Skills developed in the games sector will become increasingly transferrable to other sectors33%50%15%2%0%
It will become harder to generate sales due to sheer volume of games/applications available17%56%11%15%1%
Games for mobile devices are unlikely to cover the overheads of established firms9%30%22%30%9%
Employment will decline over the short tomedium term due to the increase in demand for free/freemium products0%17%17%37%30%
Changes to the curriculum and an introduction of devices such as Raspberry Pi will spur a new generation35%56%7%2%0%
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Source

Release date

August 2014

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 2014

Number of respondents

54 respondents

Special properties

employers in the games industry

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Original survey statement worded as follows: "The statements below have all been cited as potential impacts on the games industry over the next ten years. Please indicate the extent to which you agree with each statement."

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