A report by NPD Group claims digital distribution accounted for 48 percent of PC games sold in the US last year. Around 21.3 million digital purchases were made in 2009, and they accounted for 36 percent of dollar sales.
Digital distribution accounted for 48% of PC games sold in the USA last year, according to a new report from market research firm The NPD Group.
21.3 million "PC Game full-game digital downloads" were purchased in the USA in 2009 while 23.5 million physical units were bought at retail during the year, according to NPD's figures. DD raked in 48% of unit sales and 36% of dollar sales.