Amount spent on handheld games according to U.S. gamers 2016

The graph shows the amount spent on portable console games according to gamers in the United States. During the survey carried out in December 2016, 28 percent of respondents said they had spent between 21 and 50 U.S. dollars on handheld games in the 12 months preceding the survey.

Amount spent on portable console games according to gamers in the United States as of December 2016

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Release date

January 2017


United States

Survey time period

December 14 to 23, 2016

Number of respondents

total survey n = 1,560

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

n = 415 respondents who own a portable console and personally use it for gaming

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: How much have you spent on games (i.e. the purchase of games) over the last 12 months? This refers to games both for yourself and for others, e.g. as a present.

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