Just how big of a market is the current video games industry?
10’s of thousands of reports, industry players and analysts flocked together in LA for the E3 conference, mid-summer of 2013 to find out just that. Here is a look at the gaming industry at it’s major player…
- Size of global traditional video game market revenue, excluding mobile games on smart phones and tablets: $58 billion, up slightly from $57.2 billion in 2012
- Size of global video game market revenue, including mobile games on smart phones and tablets: $66 billion, up from $63 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow to $78 billion in 2017
- Retail software revenue: $20 billion, down from $22.6 billion in 2012
- Online revenue, including digital delivery, subscriptions, Facebook games: $24 billion, up from $21 billion in 2012
The future of the video games industry is predicted to keep growing and opportunities open.