The UK games market made a record-breaking £5.11 billion in 2017, despite a decrease in overall spending from thrifty Brits.
According to trade body UKIE, the UK games market grew by 12.4% from 2016, even though overall consumer spending and household income is down year-on-year, with PC hardware seeing the biggest growth.
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UKIE announced the figure at their annual games market valuation event in London, with the trade body claiming the growth of the UK games sector is down to “world-class content for an ever-expanding eager audience.”