Video games in Australia

The video game industry in Australia is worth $2.96 billion annually as of 2017, inclusive of traditional retail and digital sales.[1] A survey completed in 2017 indicated that game development in Australia employed 928 people.[2] In fiscal year 2016–17, revenue from Australian game developers was approximately $118.5 million, 80 percent of which was from overseas sales.[2]

Video game retailers in Australia include EB Games, JB Hi-Fi, Gametraders and The Gamesmen. Video games are also sold at department stores like Big W and Target Australia.


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