MCV's full Benelux Market Report can be read from page 19 of this PDF.
BENELUX MARKET OVERVIEW
According to Screen Digest forecasts, video game sales in Benelux fell ten per cent year-on-year in 2009 – down from €511 million to €461 million.
The firm also says software unit sales had fallen seven per cent yearon- year.
The biggest decline was on handheld consoles, with DS, PSP and GBA game sales down six per cent in 2009. However, unit sales for Wii, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 games increased by nine per cent year-on-year.
Wii continues to dominate the sector, accounting for 51 per cent of home console owners in the Benelux region.
Screen Digest estimates for the Benelux market: