The number of people who will buy and download adult games is growing and is expected to grow even more once the upcoming release of the Xbox One X. The Xbox One S is expected in early 2017.
The average price of a game purchased through a platform like Amazon or GameStop rose 7.7% year-over-year to $2,891.60.
In 2017, the average price per game on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One rose 8.6% to $1,973.
The combined average price on all of the platforms rose 9.6%.
Games, which include games available for mobile devices and the Nintendo Switch, also climbed to record levels in 2017.
The total number of games purchased for each console platform in 2017 reached 4.9 million, a record high, with the PlayStation and Xbox consoles reaching 3.6 million and 2.9 Million respectively.
The average price for a game downloaded through the Xbox Live Marketplace grew 9.5% to more than $4.2.
The total cost per game rose 16.6%, with the Xbox and PlayStation consoles both increasing from $7.49 to $9.97.
The PlayStation 4 saw a 3.4% decline to $4,890.
The PS4 saw a 7.4 percent rise in the number of titles available for sale through its games store.
The PS4’s catalogue grew from 1.9 billion to 1.96 billion titles.
The Playstation 4 has seen the most growth in the first quarter of 2018, when it sold more than 50 million titles.