Payment service provider GlobalCollect has announced the publication of its report “The Shifting Video Games Landscape: Payments, Intelligence and Trends.” The original research is based on GlobalCollect’s gaming transaction data as well as data from international gaming market research firm Newzoo. GlobalCollect is widely acknowledged as the recognised leader for payment services in the video gaming industry, giving it a wealth of historical data on which to base the analysis conducted in the report.
The report highlights the dramatic changes currently taking place in the gaming industry, ultimately driven by consumers. The free-to-play business model, uptake of mobile screens and continued strong growth in emerging markets have pushed up the number of (paying) players and time spent. Money follows these early growth indicators, illustrated by the healthy global growth rate of 7%.
Here’s the link to download the report.
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