Global Games Market Report shows that 2.2 billion gamers across the globe are expected to generate $108.9 billion in game revenues in 2017.
This represents an increase of $7.8 billion, or 7.8%, from the year before. Digital game reve-nues will account for $94.4 billion or 87% of the global market. Mobile is the most lucrative segment, with smartphone and tablet gaming growing 19% year over year to $46.1 billion, claiming 42% of the market. In 2020, mobile gaming will represent just more than half of the total games market. The PC and console game markets will generate $29.4 billion and $33.5 billion in 2017, respectively.
Asia-Pacific is by far the largest region, with China expected to generate $27.5 billion, or one-quarter of all revenues in 2017. Newzoo expects the global market to grow at a CAGR of +6.2% toward 2020 to reach $128.5 billion. Based on its review of final 2016 financial results of more than 70 public companies.