% / percent of American households that play computer or video games.



Stat: Sixty-five percent of American households play computer or video games.

Stat Categories: Video Game Industry Stats

Tags: video games video games,computer games video games,computer games,software

Years: Unknown

Stat Source: Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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