2021 delays show pandemic's biggest impact on games

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by James Batchelor

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The pandemic may have boosted the games industry to new levels in 2020, but the real impact is being felt in a much quieter 2021, thanks to the many delays caused by the coronavirus.

This was the big takeaway from last month’s GI Live: London session by Global Sales Data, the agency that monitors digital and physical game sales across nearly 50 countries around the world.

The company’s senior games analyst and Australia/New Zealand territory manager Aidan Sakiris and video games consultant Sam Naji offered attendees a deeper look into the effect COVID-19 has had on full-game sales since 2019,

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