Newzoo conducted an analysis of the gaming industry market.
25 largest companies in total earned more than $ 100 billion on games, which is 16% more than in 2017 and accounts for 80% of turnover from the global gaming industry.
Total rating of countries in industry:
The Asian region occupies top 4 rating, but in terms of turnover, it is top three that can be distinguished.
Leadership takes the Chinese company Tencent, which earned the most in industry by selling games and in-game transactions. Its profit amounted to $ 19.7 billion, which is $ 1.6 billion more than in 2017. After them comes Japanese Sony ($ 14.2 billion) and American Microsoft ($ 9.8 billion).
Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft showed the fastest revenue growth in 2018 (by 30%) compared with 2017. Mobile games are not far behind: Apple’s revenue increased by 18%, Google’s by 22%.