Chinese knockoffs are believed to be responsible for gains of up to one-third in market share in the online game industry.
Depending on the region of the world, Peer to Peer networks account 43 percent to 70 percent of software, movie, music and video game piracy.
Piracy on the Internet represents between 50 to 75 percent of all Internet traffic worldwide.
Video game piracy in Brazil causes 94 percent of all video games sold in the country to be pirated.
83 percent of all video games bought and played in Malaysia are pirated copies.
Piracy of movies, music, software and video games in the United States causes losses of $58 Billion a year.
Losses and statistics from video game piracy by country. Country losses from pirated video games.
Internet piracy in the United Kingdom is responsible for half of all Internet traffic in the country. 7 million people are estimated to access illegal downloads each year. The piracy of movies, music, books, software and video games is valued at $19 Billion (12 Billion British Pounds).
The Electronic Software Association estimates piracy losses to entertainment software companies to be about $3.5 billion.
Piracy in the United States causes $2.3 Billion in losses to copyright holders.