Fastest growing entertainment software category in 2007



Stat: The genre with the greatest growth was "Family Entertainment," which grew 110 percent over the previous year. Family games accounted to 17.2 percent of all games sold in 2007, more than one of every six games sold, up from 9.1 percent in 2006. In addition, of the games sold in 2007, 56.6 percent were rated "Early Childhood (EC)," "Everyone (E)" and "Everyone 10+ (E10+)." The NPD Group's data also indicates that only 15 percent of games sold last year were rated "Mature (M)."

Stat Categories: Video Game Industry Stats

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Years: 2007

Stat Source: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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