The Videogame Industry is Bigger Than You Think

by | Sep 28, 2021


Videogames are a $180 billion industry. Let’s put that in perspective — that’s bigger than:

Playing games on mobile devices is the biggest category, followed by consoles like Sony PlayStation, and then PCs.


Who plays video games? Seemingly everyone — it’s not just young males. Here’s demographic detail from Pew Research Center:


Esports — videogame competitions — is also a huge and rapidly growing industry. Check out the below stats on sports viewing from Syracuse University — esports ranks second in terms of viewship:



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