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During 2021 German consumer game spending amassed $11bn

Report says that sales for games, consoles, and online services hit $6bn throughout the year

Today a new report from the German Games Industry Association says that German consumer game spending reached $11 billion during 2021.

The figure represents a growth of 17% year-over-year when compared to 2020.

The data collected from market research firms GfK and data.ai went on to say that sales from games, games hardware and charges for online services generated $6 billion euros. Sales revenue grew by 19% year-over-year.

Hardware revenue hit $4 billion for the year as it grew by 18% when compared to 2020.

Regarding accessories and revenue, PC accessories brought in $1.6 billion, as it grew by 22%. Meanwhile console accessories amassed $332 million as it increased by 11% for consumer spending.

Additionally, the report said that consumer spending for online gaming service grew by 4% to a total $783 million.

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Jeffrey Rousseau joined GamesIndustry.biz in March 2021. Based in Florida, his work focused on the intersectionality of games and media. He enjoys reading, podcasts, staying informed, and learning how people are tackling issues.