2016 Digital Sales Report: Console during $6.6 Billion, Black Ops 3 #1 With Nearly $600 Million

December 21, 2016
Written by Jason Dunning

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According to SuperData, a worldwide digital games marketplace in Nov 2016 grew 13% year-over-year to finish during $6.7 billion. By category, console saw a biggest benefit (35%), with mobile adult 19%, Premium PC adult 18%, Free-to-Play MMO adult 3%, and Social adult 2%.

Despite a large boost in digital console income interjection to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1Infinite Warfare was indeed down 27% from Black Ops 3 in a same month final year.

Here’s a tip 10 grossing console games by worldwide digital income for November 2016, according to SuperData:

  1. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  2. Battlefield 1
  3. FIFA 17
  4. Grand Theft Auto V
  5. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  6. Watch Dogs 2
  7. NBA 2K17
  8. Madden NFL 17
  9. Gears of War 4
  10. Destiny

Looking during mobile, Pokemon GO was #1 with $128 million, while Clash of Clans and Clash Royale made a total $210 million.

SuperData also expelled their 2016 Year in Review, divulgence that it “was a biggest year in digital games and playable media ever.” Total attention income was over $91 billion, with $41 billion of that spent on mobile gaming. PC was during $34 billion, with console during $6.6 billion. “The pierce improves margins opposite a board, and allows publishers to beget income by a sales of appendage content, enlargement packs, and micro-transactions,” Super Data pronounced of a console results.

Here’s a tip 5 grossing reward console games by worldwide digital income for 2016, according to SuperData:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 – $591.1 million
  2. FIFA 16 – $387.4 million
  3. Grand Theft Auto V – $378.9 million
  4. The Division – $261.8 million
  5. Destiny – $214.1 million

Are we astounded to see Black Ops 3 finish scarcely $200 million forward of FIFA 16?

[Source: Super Data (1), (2), (3)]

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