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    2014 saw games spending up by 7.5 per cent in the UK

    A moderate downturn in boxed copy sales was offset by a big surge in digital.
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    Re: 2014 saw games spending up by 7.5 per cent in the UK

    I can say without a doubt i've been part of that trend. At the start of the year I got a job paying regular pay cheques instead of being self employed and never knowing if I will have disposable income the following month. That and the only games I have bought this year have been from steam, not expensive titles but still about 5 times as much as the previous year.
    Next year may be different though, as I now have about 40 unplayed games to keep me going through 2015 so I have no reason to buy more.

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    Re: 2014 saw games spending up by 7.5 per cent in the UK

    Hard to tell what this means from the headline figure. Could simply be "games are 7.5% more expensive this year."

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    Re: 2014 saw games spending up by 7.5 per cent in the UK

    Probably due to the fact that the PS4 and Xbox One games are a lot more expensive than the the previous generation.

    I've just stocked up on games for 2015 during the Steam sale Got tons for the price of one PS4 game.

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    Re: 2014 saw games spending up by 7.5 per cent in the UK

    I've bought loads on Steam this past year, and I've even got a few Uplay/Origin download codes off Amazon because they were so cheap.

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