Game Console Demand Increase in Russia by 300% During Pandemic
AliExpress Russia reported that Game Console Demand Increase in Russia by 40 times During Pandemic. Compared to the same period last year, demand has grown by 300%. The greatest demand among Russians is the PlayStation 4 Pro console with games, the second place is taken by the PlayStation 4 Slim, and the third is the Xbox One S.
In terms of gaming accessories, this category saw an increase of 40%. The most popular, as you might guess, became the Dualshock 4 controller. Besides it, PlayStation virtual account top-up cards were also very popular.
It is noteworthy that usually the period from April to September is characterized by a recession for the game console industry. So, in essence, quarantine and self-isolation have revitalized the gaming market.