2017 Economic Impact Report

  • 01.01.2017
  • Data & Insights

Video Games in the 21st Century: The 2017 Report is the most up-to-date report measuring the economic contributions made by the US entertainment software industry to the American economy.


  • Total video game software sales exceeded $24.5 billion in 2016.
  • The total direct employment by the US game industry in 2016 exceeded 65,000 employees.
  • The US game industry’s value added to US GDP was more than $11.7 billion in 2015.

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