Newzoo Finds European Esports Audience Skews Older, Women Spend More on Merchandise

A new report from video games and esports market research firm Newzoo reveals, among other things, that the European esports audience will grow to 92M by the end of 2020, a 7.4% increase from 2019.  The report, compiled in partnership with PayPal, is based on responses of 10,175 esports viewers surveyed across Western and Northern […]

Newzoo: 80% of gamers eat or drink while playing

The news is in. 80% of gamers eat or drink while playing games, according to market researcher Newzoo. I could have done this survey myself, as I’m sure that 80% of us eat or drink while sitting in front of a computer or using our phones. But our broader consumption habits revealed in this survey […]

Newzoo: 2.7 billion gamers will spend $159.3 billion on games in 2020

The world’s 2.7 billion gamers will spend $159.3 billion on games in 2020, according to a forecast by market researcher Newzoo. By 2023, the game market will surpass $200 billion. That spending level represents 9.3% growth compared to 2019, and it includes revenues for mobile, PC, and console gaming. Newzoo expects revenues for games to […]