DFC Intelligence Forecasts 44% Revenue Growth For Video Game Industry by 2008
SAN DIEGO, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Market research firm DFC Intelligence has announced a new market forecasting service for the video game and interactive entertainment industry. The new service, Worldwide Market Forecasts for the Video Game and Interactive Entertainment Industry, will provide detailed five-year forecasts for video game hardware and software, portable game systems, and PC game software. The forecasts are broken down by individual platform, region of the world (U.S., Europe, Japan and the rest of the world which includes Canada and Asia Pacific regions). According to DFC Intelligence president David Cole, the most exciting feature of the new service is regular scenario updates that provide "what if" scenarios for the interactive entertainment industry. "For example, we do one set of forecasts that assumes Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo all launch new game systems at the same time. Then we do another set of forecasts that examines what would happen if Microsoft released a system a year before everyone else. We also adjust forecasts for different hardware schemes," says Cole. The latest series of forecasts was released this month in a 190 page report. This report provides a conservative scenario forecast for game systems through 2009. However, even under this conservative forecast, the worldwide market for video games and interactive entertainment grows 44% from $23.2 billion in 2003 to $33.4 billion in 2008. The new DFC Intelligence report contains: * Five-year market forecasts through the year 2009. * Detailed forecasts for individual game platforms including PC game software, Sony PlayStation 2, Microsoft Xbox, Nintendo GameCube, Sony PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox 2/ Xbox Next, Nintendo N5/ GameCube 2, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, Sony PSP and Nokia N-Gage. DFC Intelligence is a market research firm focused on video games, PC games, online games and interactive entertainment. They offer free monthly research briefs to anyone signing up at http://www.dfcint.com/mailing_signup.html. Other DFC Intelligence reports include The Business of Computer and Video Games 2004, The Impact of Licensing in Interactive Entertainment, The Online Game Market, and Market Leaders in the Video Game and Interactive Entertainment Industry. Contact: David Cole 858-780-9680 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE DFC Intelligence
Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.
Learn about PR Newswire services
Request more information about PR Newswire products and services or call us at (888) 776-0942.