Despite a handful of new releases hitting shelves, the UK games retail market only grew by a fraction during the week ending March 31st.
Sadly it’s becoming a regular occurrence in the charts, and one that’s been exacerbated this week with hundreds of GAME and Gamestation stores closing down.
Games retail generated £12.3m and sold 509,622 units last week – a rise of six per cent. However, these figures were down by almost one third compared to the same week in 2011. (more…)