China accounts for third of total revenues; global sector 'to be worth $25.5 billion by 2015', claims report
PC gaming software sales hit a record $18.6 billion in 2011, according to new research.
The report by non-profit organisation PC Gaming Alliance claims that the market grew by 15 per cent from the previous year.
It also claimed that no geographical market segments tracked a decline in PC game revenue last year.
China’s PC gaming market grew by 27 per cent, accounting for a third of global revenues.
The UK, US, South Korea, Japan and Germany together recorded a rise of 11 per cent, up to $8 billion.