Digital entertainment sales top £1bn in 2012

Digital UK sales of music, video and games exceeded £1bn for the first time in 2012, according to official year-end figures released today by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) - but overall sales across music, movies and video games were down 12%.

With a final year-end tally of £1.033bn, digital sales of music, video and games grew by 11.4% over 2011 to account for a quarter of the combined entertainment market. When physical and digital sales are combined, there is ...

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