Apparently, There's a Total of Three Billion Gamers Around the World
There's pretty much a general study or report on almost every topic that exists these days. But, who knew that even gaming and gaming behaviors were being given formal attention? Not us.
When you think about it, however, gaming is a billion-dollar industry. And, now it has over three billion players. You read that right, there's a total of three billion gamers right now. Industry data specialist DFC Intelligence is one of the many that's studying gaming with its Global Video Game Consumer Segmentation report.
Just to put that into perspective, there are nearly eight billion people around the world. That makes 40 percent out of everyone gamers. Whoa.
That's not all that the report focuses on. Aside from numbers, it's also listed where the majority of gamers come from. No surprise that it's in Asia, with 1.42 billion gamers. Europe came in second, while Latin America and North America follow.
The number has surpassed the initial estimations that there would be three billion gamers by 2023. No doubt, staying at home due to the coronavirus has created more gamers than ever.