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Video games to outsell music, DVDs – research

Just what’s so important about the growing links between music and video games is underlined by London-based Verdict Research, which predicts video games will outsell music and other video products this year for the first time.

In the 12 months to the end of 2008 Verdict predicts that the buoyant video games market will have grown by a massive £1.37bn – at a time when the combined music & video sectors have stagnated, with growth of just £0.03bn between them.

The researchers note that while the music and video sector has enjoyed a boost from the rapidly growing digital download market, general trading conditions remain challenging.

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