Friday, September 19, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Android L To Support Encryption By Default
Microsoft Outlines Basic Elements Of Direct3D 12
New GeForce WHQL Driver Released
Panasonic and Leica Expand Partnership Agreement
Acer Brings 4K2K Displays With NVIDIA G-SYNC to The US
Order Your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Today
TSMC Acquires EUV Machines For 10nm Chips
Atmos Firmware Update for Pioneer Elite SC Receivers Coming this Month
Active Discussions
Yamaha CRW-F1UX
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
 Home > News > Games > 20 perc...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
20 percent more turnover in games downloads


Games downloads onto personal computer are becoming more and more popular. This year Germans will presumably spend 18 million Euros on such downloads which is 20% more than in 2006.

Currently one fifth of computer game players above the age of 14 download games onto their PC. In most cases, however, these downloads are free of charge, as was reported by the German Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM).

Such free-of-charge downloads are made use of by 20.6% of computer game players, whereas payable downloads are used by just 4.4%. However, there is a big gender difference. Women (6.4%) much more often than men (3.1%) opt for payable downloads.

?The increasing turnover reflects the strong interest of Germans in computer games. About 31% of people aged above 14, that is about 20 million Germans, play such games on their PC?, says Mr Manfred Gerdes who is member of the BITKOM board of managing directors.

The above figures were published on the occasion of the Games Convention which is going to take place in Leipzig from August 23rd to 26th.

From MittelstandsWiki



Previous
Next
ASUS EAH2600PRO and EN8600GT Graphics Cards Announced        All News        Xbox 360 game Bioshock takes No.1 sales rank from Wii
AMD, Nvidia release driver updates for BioShock     Games News      Xbox 360 game Bioshock takes No.1 sales rank from Wii

Source Link Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
U.S. Video-Game Sales Slide in June
PC Gaming Daunted but Unbowed by Recession, According to JPR
NPD: January video game sales jump 13 percent
Adults Play Videogames: Survey
New face joins N-Gage frontline
Handmark Unveils New Games and Applications for BlackBerry Smartphones
Astraware Releases Platypus for Palm OS(R) and Windows Mobile(R)
Grand Theft Auto IV Release Date Announced
The Sims 2 Freetime Expansion Pack Announced
New Downloadable Content Available for BioShock
BioShock Wins BAFTA Best Game of The Year Award
Manhunt 2 Now Available in North America

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .