Piers Harding-Rolls

Piers Harding-Rolls

Mr. Piers Harding-Rolls is a Director of Research and Analysis Games at IHS Markit, focuses on the evolution of games.

Mr. Harding-Rolls leads a team of analysts tracking the evolution of the games sector across all major packaged game and digital games segments. He is regularly quoted across specialist and consumer press on games-related topics and is an acknowledged expert in the market transition from physical media to digital games opportunities.

Prior to joining IHS Markit in 2005, he worked for eight years as a leading analyst of the IT services and software industries involved in both consulting projects and published research for high profile international companies. His recent research includes analysis of the PC social networking games opportunity and multiplayer online games, tracking adoption of new business models, the evolving multi-channel retail model and online console connectivity, strategies and trends.

Mr. Harding-Rolls holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Queen Mary University of London, UK.


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Console Games Sales & Service Metrics Database - Premium

Console games market data and forecasts by platform and geography. Includes both physical and digital opportunity segmentation.

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Games Console Content & Services Database

TV and handheld console data and forecasts by platform and geography. Includes both physical and digital opportunity segmentation. Coverage includes game sales volume, value and ASPs, and platform subscription volume and value, segmented by platform, company etc.

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Games Content & Service Spend by Distribution Type Database

Snapshot historical and forecast games data by platform type and distribution channel. Covers consumer spend on games content and services across TV Console, Handheld Console, PC, Cloud, and mobile. Segmented by geography, device group and distribution type.

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