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Global gaming market reaches $99.6 Billion in 2016, Mobile generating 37%

Posted by: BlueStacks Content Team

In a report by Newzoo, it predicts gamers globally will generate a total of $99.6 billion in revenues in 2016, up 8.5% compared to 2015. For the first time, mobile gaming will take a larger share than PC with $36.9 billion, up 21.3% globally.

Key Factors:

  • Newzoo estimates gamers worldwide will generate a total of $99.6 billion in revenues in 2016, up 8.5% compared to 2015.
  • For the first time, mobile gaming will take a larger share than PC or Console with $36.9 billion, up 21.3% globally.
    Global gaming market reaches $99.6 Billion in 2016, Mobile generating 37%
  • Newzoo expects the global market to grow with a CAGR of +6.6% towards 2019, eventually reaching $118.6 billion with mobile gaming at $52.5 billion.
  • APAC continues to dominate on a worldwide scale, accounting for 47% of the market with China alone accounting one quarter of all global game revenues.

Newzoo 2016 Global Games Market Per Segment Screen

It’s great to be BlueStacks as we reside in two of the most profitable verticals. Where PC meets mobile is what I’d like to coin it 😉

Source: Newzoo

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