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Digi-Capital: the volume of the video game market in 2017 will exceed 150 billion dollars

               

About 40% of them will bring the countries of Asia.

According to the report of the analytical company Digi-Capital, sales of gaming devices and components will be about 40 billion dollars – about 27% of the total. Mobile games, according to the results of 2017, will occupy a third of the entire market. About 40% of industry turnover in 2017 will be generated by Asian countries – Japan, South Korea and China.

By 2021, the mobile segment is expected to grow to 80 billion dollars. The share of VR and AR-games, according to analysts, in five years will grow by 50% and 80%, respectively. Nevertheless, games in augmented reality will bring more than $ 7 billion to their creators, against $ 6 billion. In general, the volume of the market in five years is projected at $ 200 billion.

Analysts also calculated that over the past 12 months, the total investment in the gaming industry was $ 2.8 billion. The indicator broke the record of 2014, when 2.4 billion was invested in the industry.

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