Since Pong was first released back in the 1970s, the world of gaming has completely transformed. However, it's not just the improvement of consoles or the advent of the internet that have changed the game; it's the audience, too! In this infographic, we take a look at the growth of women in gaming, the value of mobile, and how much time and money are being spent on gaming video content.
Here are three things you need to know about this generation of gamers:
Millennials and Gaming
Millennials make up a significant portion of the gaming audience in the United States, and women have quickly caught up with men due to the rise of mobile gaming.
2% Other / Prefer Not to Say
54% of Millennial mobile gamers
43% of PC gamers
41% of console gamers
What else do we know about this generation of gamers?
54% are employed full-time
46% have children
43% have a Bachelor’s degree or higher
The Virtual Hangout
Percentage who play multiplayer games:
72% Gen Z
43% Gen X
Mobile is Making Moves
69% of U.S. consumers said they would rather give up social media apps or TV than lose their favorite mobile games
87% have been playing mobile games for over two years
41% of consumers are likely to pay attention to ads in video games, ahead of the internet, magazines, and billboards
72% like interacting with mobile game ads in exchange for in-app currency or premium content
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