GamesBeat

Visualizing a tough year for the retail core game industry

green throttle 2
Image Credit: Green Thottle
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on April 3rd!

The headlines for falling sales in the core retail game industry have been bleak for the whole year. Here’s a visual representation on just how bad it has been, with double-digit sales declines in every single month compared to a year ago. Statista built the chart from data collected by market researcher NPD.

tough year for games