US Digital Gamers Will Jump by 5.0% in 2020, the Highest Growth Rate Since 2015

The number of US digital gamers will grow by 5.0% this year to 174.7 million. That’s roughly 8 million more than last year, and an increase of 5 million gamers from our previous forecast for 2020. The last time growth was this high was in 2015, when the number of digital gamers increased by 5.5%.

We expect growth to slow considerably for the remainder of the forecast period, as the market becomes more saturated and the easing of lockdowns causes more people to spend time outside of digital activities.

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