In 2022, 94% of all gamers worldwide will be sold digitally.
Physical game purchases continue to decline. Based on the numbers below, buying video games digitally is no longer a trend.
According to current figures for 2022, 72% of all games for consoles worldwide were sold digitally. Only 28% of the games physically ended up over the counter.
On the PC platform, the proportion of games sold digitally is even higher at 98%.
Combining the platforms together, 94.2% of all games sold worldwide were digital and only 5.8% were physical.
Since both Nintendo and some publishers do not disclose their numbers, the information could differ slightly.