Forecast: Video Game Ecosystem, Worldwide, 4Q13

Archived Published: 14 October 2013 ID: G00246826

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The video game marketplace will see an annual growth rate of 18.3% in 2013 and will reach $128 billion by 2017, making video games an entertainment staple and an area of intense global activity as growth in mobile and a change in platform affect both developers and game players.

Table of Contents

  • Forecast Data
  • Analysis
    • Video Game Growth Extends Across Mobile and Console Platforms
    • Mobile Games Replace Handhelds as the Fastest-Growing Video Game Segment
    • New Game Consoles Hold Significant Potential Through 2017
    • Online and PC Games Remain Popular but Limited in Overall Size
  • Assumptions
    • Consumer Behavior
  • Forecast Methodology
    • Definition
  • Recommended Reading
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