More than half of UK nationals consider themselves gamers

Console gaming worth a projected 1.6 billion GBP in the UK this year

A new survey has shown that more than half of British nationals consider themselves to be gamers.

The survey conducted by games market research firm NewZoo found that 52 percent of Brits have confessed to being gamers.

British gamers play for around 43 million hours every month with 21 percent of this conducted on consoles, 18 percent spent gaming on social networks and 17 percent playing casual games.

The study also estimated that 1.6 billion GBP would be spent on console gameing in the UK in 2011.

Thanks MCV.

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