SuperData’s newest month-to-month report monitoring international digital online game spending reveals that December was a record-breaking month for the trade. Spending hit $12 billion, the very best ever, largely on account of the 40% enhance in PC recreation spending following the launch of Cyberpunk 2077.
Cyberpunk 2077 digital gross sales hit a whopping 10.2 million in line with SuperData’s estimations. 80% of these it believes had been on PC, doubtless as a result of PlayStation delisting the sport from its storefront. Notably, CD Projek Purple’s personal estimates positioned whole Cyberpunk 2077 gross sales throughout all platforms at round 13 million.
Different large winners in December embody Epic Video games’ Fortnite, which loved its highest-earning month since August of 2019.
“December started with a limited-time Marvel Comics occasion that introduced in a report 15.3M concurrent gamers. This was adopted by the discharge of beauty gadgets from franchises together with Star Wars, Halo and The Strolling Lifeless.”
Rockstar’s GTAV, too, is one other well-established title that when once more surged to success in December with its highest month-to-month digital earnings ever. Following the launch of the Cayo Perico Heist growth, participant numbers elevated 46% from November, although they didn’t exceed these recorded earlier in 2020.
Lastly, SuperData locations Amongst Us’s Nintendo Swap gross sales at a really spectacular 3.2 million. Total participant numbers did decline from its November peak, but it surely was nonetheless 2.8 occasions as in style as second-place Roblox.