Piers Harding-Rolls

Piers Harding-Rolls

As head of games research at IHS, Piers 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 the company 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.


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Games Addressable Market Metrics Database

Games addressable market data and forecasts by device or platform and geography. Devices and services covered include games consoles, smartphones, tablets, streaming set top boxes, connected TVs, Valve's Steam platform, PC households and VR Ready PCs.

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Games Publisher Performance Metrics Database

Quarterly performance metrics for leading listed games publishers. Updated quarterly.

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Games Console Sales Database - Quarterly

Regional quarterly console games hardware sales.

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