Best selling video games in value in France 2018

In 2018, the most valuable video game was FIFA 19 for PS4. It accounted for 54.2 million euros in sales, followed by Red Dead Redemption (PS4). 

Video game market in France

  After a peak in 2016 at more than two billion euros, the value of the market for video games decreased to 1.6 billion euros in 2018. On the other hand, the overall consumption of online video games has increased from about 20 percent in 2011 to more than a third in 2018.

Gaming habits of the younger generations

 In France, 42 percent of the 13 to 24-year-olds declared playing video games, while less than a third of people aged 25 to 50 years old did so. Most of the French Millennials surveyed in 2019 played video games between one and 15 hours per week in average , and six out of ten declared spending up to 100 euros on video games in a year.

Leading PC and console video games sales value in France in 2018

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Release date

March 2019



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Supplementary notes

Figures have been rounded.

This ranking concerns the physical market for console software and PC games.

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