Global gaming market expected to reach £72 billion by 2015

Expected to annual growth rate of 13.7 per cent over next three years
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A new market report has forecast that the global gaming industry will be worth $117 billion (£72 billion) by 2015.

According to Transparency Market Research, the team behind the paper, the gaming market was worth $70.5 billion in 2011 and is predicted to experience compound annual growth rates of 13.7 per cent between now and 2015.

Asia Pacific is forecast to be the fastest growing geographical region in that period, with growth spurred by advanced gaming features and an increasing internet-connected population.

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