SELL reported that the French gaming market reached €5.5 billion, down 1.6% compared to last year. Although this figure is close, it is the first time in 3 years that consumer gaming revenues in France have not reached €5.6 billion.

Key figures from the French market report for 2022:

  • Total revenue: €5.5 billion, down 1.6% from last year.
  • PCs (hardware, software, and accessories): €1.54 billion, up 5.8% on the previous year
  • Consoles (hardware, software, and accessories): €2.56 billion, down 6.6% from the previous year.
  • Mobile devices: €1.41 billion, unchanged from the previous year.

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Французский игровой рынок, French gaming market

The SELL report notes that the console segment accounted for 46% of the French video game market in 2022. PC games accounted for 28% of the market share, while mobile games accounted for 26% of consumer revenue.

Boxed games accounted for 55% of revenue, and digital games 45% of game sales in France.

The top 5 most popular console and PC games in France:

  • FIFA 23
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II
  • Pokémon Legends: Arceus
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Nintendo Switch Sports

The full report is available on the official website of SELL