Video Games Statistics

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In recent years, the world has seen a dramatic shift from physical games to video games. Almost every teenager has a video game setup in their room these days. It’s not just young boys and girls playing them – adults are getting in on the fun, too! In this blog post, I will share detailed statistics on video games so that you can better understand this growing phenomenon.

Active video game players:

Currently, 3.09 billion people are actively playing video games throughout the world.

The current number of video games:

In 2022 there are over 5 million video games.

Video game players’ growth:

The following graph shows the number of active video game players in the last six years.

Video game players' growth

Here are the exact numbers in millions:

Year

Active video gamers

2017

2390 million

2018

2489 million

2019

2625 million

2020

3055 million

2021

3210 million

2022

3036 million

2023

3265 million

Video game players gender-wise:

52% of video gamers will be male, while 48% will be female in 2022.

Video Gamers’ gender in the last 10 years statistics:

The following graph shows the gender of video gamers in the last 10 years:

Video Gamers' gender

Video gamers age-wise:

36% of video gamers are between 18-34 years of age. The following graph shows the age of video gamers:

Video gamers age

Video gamer’s statistics by device:

Many gamers play video games on pc, but there are lots of people who play mobile games. Some may have more than one device.

Video gamer's statistics

Top 10 Video games by players count:

Top 10 Video games

Here are the 10 most played video games and their players count:

Video Game

Players count

Candy Crush Saga

2,730 million

PUBG: Battlegrounds

1,200 million

Crossfire

1,000 million

Dungeon Fighter Online

850 million

Minecraft

738 million

QQ Speed / GKART / Speed Drifters

700 million

Pac-Man Doodle

505 million]

Among Us

500 million

Microsoft Solitaire

400 million

Mini World

400 million

Video games players’ statistics by country:

Video games players' statistics

Here is the exact number of video gamers in top 10 countries:

Country

Video game players

China

742.2 million

United States

197.2 million

Japan

78.1 million

South Korea

33.8 million

Germany

49.8 million

United Kingdom

39.1 million

France

39.3 million

Canada

21.9 million

Italy

37.6 million

Brazil

100.7 million

Average time spent on video games:

The average video gamer spends 1.2 hours per day playing the game. It makes 8.6 hours per week.

Gaming market worth:

The current US gaming market net worth is $90.1 billion.

Video games annual revenue:

Video games generated $ 184.4 billion in revenue in 2022.

Video games revenue by device:

  • $35.9 billion is generated by PC games
  • Console game’s annual revenue is estimated is $49.2 billion
  • Mobile games have generated $90.7 billion in revenue

Video games revenue by device

Video games revenue by country:

Video games revenue

Here is the exact annual revenue of video games in the top ten countries:

Country

Revenue

China

45.8 billion

United States

45.0 billion

Japan

20.0 billion

South Korea

7.9 billion

Germany

6.6 billion

United Kingdom

5.5 billion

France

4.1 billion

Canada

3.4 billion

Italy

3.0 billion

Brazil

2.6 billion