GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Game Industry Statistics

The game industry continues to rapidly grow with global revenue reaching billions of dollars yearly, fueled by the rising popularity of mobile gaming and eSports.

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"Esports revenues exceeded $1 billion globally in 2020."

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"74% of parents believe video games can be educational for their children."

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"The number of gamers worldwide is projected to surpass 3.24 billion by 2023."

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"Casual gaming saw a 20% increase in user engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic."

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"PC gaming saw revenues of $36.9 billion in 2020, constituting 23% of the total market."

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"Indie games accounted for 15% of all game sales on Steam in 2020."

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"In 2021, the United States had the largest games market in the world, with $43.4 billion in revenue."

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"46% of gamers prefer to play on mobile devices."

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"In-app purchases in mobile games account for 53% of total mobile app revenue."

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"The global games market was worth $159.3 billion in 2020."

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"The simulation game genre has a projected annual growth rate of 6.3% between 2021 and 2026."

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"Gaming video content generates over 100 billion watch hours on YouTube annually."

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"The average revenue per user (ARPU) for the global gaming industry was $48.45 in 2020."

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"The console gaming market was worth $45.2 billion in 2020."

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"The Asian market dominates the gaming industry, with China alone generating $40.85 billion in 2020."

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"41% of gamers are women, defying the stereotype that gaming is male-dominated."

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"Global sales of digital games are projected to hit 65% of total game sales by 2025."

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"By 2022, the average age of a gamer is 34 years old."

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"The fastest-growing segment in the gaming industry is AR and VR, projected to reach $9.5 billion by 2023."

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