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Forecast: VR headset market expected to recover in 2021

As the world continues to deal with the pandemic, the market for virtual reality (VR) headsets is expected to decline 6.7 per cent in 2020 before returning to double-digit growth of 46.2 per cent in 2021, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. The market has faced a […]

September 17, 2020

Research: Video games market worth over $200bn by 2023

A report from Juniper Research forecasts that the video games industry will exceed $200 billion (€169.3bn) in value in 2023; growing from an expected $155 billion in 2020. Mobile and cloud gaming will lead this growth, as the

September 8, 2020

Research: TV streaming devices reach 1.1bn

The global population of TV and video streaming devices has now exceeded 1.1 billion, according to the latest analysis from Strategy Analytics’ TV Streaming Platforms service. The research, which tracks quarterly deployments of TV and video streaming devices across 27 major countries, finds that Samsung is the leading brand, with 14 per cent of devices […]

September 3, 2020

Research: Children turn to video games in lockdown

Children continue to turn their attention to video gaming, with its role taking an ever-more influential position in the daily habits and pursuits of 3 to 16-year-olds. While the lure of gaming was appealing before the Covid-19 pandemic, the latest wave of Kids Tech consumer research from Futuresource shows that two in every three children […]

July 30, 2020

Forecast: 3.5bn global gamers by 2024

A report from ABI Research has found almost half of the expected population in 2024 will be gamers. To take advantage of this huge market potential, telecommunications companies, internet service providers (ISPs), and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) must evaluate different business models to determine whether the service will succeed or fail. Commissioned by InterDigital, the […]

July 16, 2020

Peacock distribution agreement with Sony

Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, will be available on Sony Interactive Entertainment’s PlayStation 4 systems starting the week of July 20th, shortly after Peacock’s national launch across the US tomorrow (July 15th). Peacock will offer a robust free tier of movies, shows and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late night. […]

July 14, 2020

Report: Video games industry struggles to recruit EU talent

The European Commission has published its EU Skills Agenda shining a light on a digital skills gap that is impacting EU recruitment in Europe’s €21.6 billion-strong video games industry. ISFE CEO Simon Little said: “We welcome the European Commission’s  12 actions in this Agenda as an important step forward to address the skills shortage in […]

July 3, 2020