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Germans Abandon PC Gaming in Favor of Consoles

by Rainier on March 9, 2008 @ 5:56 a.m. PDT

With the German CeBIT (information and telecommunications technology) exhibition wrapping up this weekend, an interesting report has surfaced, Germans are switching from PC to game consoles. Traditionally one of the strongest PC gaming markets in all of Europe for decades, German games software sales were up 21% last year, in particular 65& for mobile devices, 38 % for PS3/X360 and Wii, while PC sales have dropped by 3%.
With the German CeBIT (information and telecommunications technology) exhibition wrapping up this weekend, an interesting report has surfaced, Germans are switching from PC to game consoles. Traditionally one of the strongest PC gaming markets in all of Europe for decades, German games software sales were up 21% last year, in particular 65& for mobile devices, 38 % for PS3/X360 and Wii, while PC sales have dropped by 3%.
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