GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Video Gaming Industry Statistics

The video gaming industry continues to grow rapidly, with global revenues exceeding $159 billion in 2020 and over 2.7 billion gamers worldwide.

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"The game development industry employed over 242,000 people in 2019 in the United States."

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"By 2023, the video game market is expected to surpass $200 billion in revenue."

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"Females make up 41% of all gamers in the United States."

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"The most popular video game genre in the U.S. is "action" games, played by 73% of gamers."

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"The Nintendo Switch was the highest-selling gaming console in the U.S. in 2020."

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"Over 75% of American households have at least one gamer."

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"The global video game market was valued at approximately $159.3 billion in 2020."

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"The average time spent by a gamer on video games per week is approximately 6.3 hours."

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"The average age of a gamer in the United States is 34 years old."

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"In 2019, Fortnite generated $1.8 billion in revenue, making it the year's highest-grossing game."

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"Video game streaming platforms like Twitch have over 140 million monthly active users."

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"The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a 39% increase in U.S. video game sales in March 2020 compared to March 2019."

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"Hyper-casual games accounted for nearly 80% of games installed in the first half of 2020."

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"The virtual reality gaming market is projected to reach $45 billion by 2025."

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"Mobile games account for 50% of the global gaming market revenue."

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"The PlayStation 4 had sold over 114 million units worldwide by November 2020."

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"Asia-Pacific is the largest region in the video games market, accounting for 47% of the market in 2020."

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"Cloud gaming services revenue is expected to grow from $600 million in 2020 to $4.8 billion by 2023."

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"There were more than 2.7 billion gamers worldwide in 2020."

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"In 2020, the eSports market was valued at over $1 billion."

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