Five reasons why you should change your perception of gaming in 2020

Five reasons why you should change your perception of gaming in 2020

We’ve all heard countless reasons why gaming is supposed to be bad. But we bet no-one’s told you about its advantages. Like the medical benefits it can present. Or the new tribe of gamers who are defining the industry and the revolutionary new platforms they’re using that are changing the world. Which is why we’ve covered all this and more in our latest report.

Wondering why we should be paying attention to trends in gaming? Maybe these statistics will give you some food for thought:

• 84% of Millennials and Gen Z (24 – 35year olds) believe it’s cool to play video games (Ypulse)

• More than 666m people are watching gaming video content – that’s more than HBO, Netflix, ESPN and Hulu combined (Nielsen)

• Over 1.2m people in the UK actively watch eSports (Kantar 2019)

• 2019 will be the first year that global eSports revenue will top $1bn (Newzoo)

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