Number of Americans Who Plan to Buy Games in 2008



Stat: 41% of Americans have purchased or plan to purchase one or more games in 2008

Stat Categories: Video Game Industry Stats

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Years: 2008

Stat Source: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

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

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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