Friday April 22, 2016

Video Games Will Become A $99.6B Industry This Year

I got all excited when I read this headline saying the game industry is on the rise. That is until I realized they are claiming that consoles AND computer gaming will be overtaken by mobile games for the first time ever. eek!

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Market research firm Newzoo revealed today that it expects the global gaming market to be worth $99.6 billion in 2016. That’s up 8.4 percent when compared to last year. It also expects 2016 to be the first year that mobile overtakes PC and console, with Newzoo expecting that market to make $36.9 billion in 2016, up 21.3 percent from 2015.