US Video Game Market Share By Revenue

If you need any proof to underline the fact that the Apple App Store is proving to be a serious threat to the video gaming market as we know it, it is here. A recent study conducted by NPD group shows a 14 percentage point increase in the revenues made by Apple in the portable gaming software market. Here are some interesting numbers (The numbers are for 2009 and corresponding 2008 numbers are given in brackets)

US Video Game Software Market By Revenue
Console : 71% (79% in 2008)
Portable : 24% (20%)
iPhone OS : 5% (1%)

US Portable Game Software Market By Revenue
Nintendo DS : 70% (75% in 2008)
Playstation Portable : 11% (20%)
iPhone OS : 19% (5%)

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