GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Game Development Industry Statistics

The game development industry generates billions of dollars in revenue annually, with a growing trend towards digital and mobile gaming platforms.

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"Esports revenue was estimated to reach $1.1 billion in 2021."

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"Mobile gaming accounts for 51% of the global gaming market."

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"The average age of a video gamer is 34 years old."

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"71% of developers create games for the PC platform."

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"The global virtual reality (VR) gaming market was worth $11.56 billion in 2020."

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"The global game development market size was valued at $159.3 billion in 2020."

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"Women now make up 41% of the gaming community."

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"65% of American adults play video games on at least one device."

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"Game development jobs are projected to grow by 9% from 2018 to 2028."

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"Unity and Unreal Engine are the two most popular game development engines."

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"The indie game market accounted for $1 billion in revenues in 2020."

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"Game developers in the United States earn an average annual salary of $104,000."

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"The Asia-Pacific region contributes around 50% of the global game revenues."

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"Xbox Game Pass reported having 18 million subscribers as of January 2021."

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"The market for in-game purchases was projected to hit $74.4 billion in 2020."

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"In 2019, the US gaming industry revenue reached $43.4 billion."

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"Mistplay reported that 1 in 2 millennial smartphone users play mobile games."

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"Game development market for cloud gaming estimated to grow by 30% per year."

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"Approximately 2.5 billion people around the world play games."

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"Japanese company Sony is leading the gaming market with over 60% game console sale share."

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