UK gamers spent $3bn on games in 2007, up 25%

In 2007, UK gamers spent 1.5 billion GPB on video game titles, shattering a record and beating last year by 25 percent, according to Reuters.

Sales of video games in the UK are at an all time high of 78 million titles sold this year, thanks in part to the launch of next-gen consoles like the Nintendo Wii.

According to Reuters, 87.9 million GBP was spent on video games last week along in the UK. During the third quarter, more than 11 million consoles were sold, up from 33 percent last year.

Games on consoles now account for 79 percent of all software sales.

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