Latest Study from The NPD Group Shows that Nearly 3 in 4 Now Play Video Games


The latest Evolution of Entertainment Study from The NPD Group shows some very interesting trends in the gaming industry in North America. Here are the key statistics:

  • 73% of Americans (aged 2 and older) now play video games ; up 6% year over year.
  • Playing video games now accounts for 17% of all consumers’ entertainment time and 11% of their total spend.
  • Notable increases in engagement and spending was found in children aged 2 to 17.

You can find the full report from The NPD Group here : 2019 Evolution of Entertainment Study.

Our Take

No big surprises here, but rather affirmation that gaming continues to grow and more people than ever before are playing games. We love it!

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