Tag Archives: PC gaming

Over three million GPUs were sold to cryptocurrency miners in 2017 but PC gaming remains the primary driver for GPU sales

According to a new report by Jon Peddie Research, over three million add-in boards were sold to cryptocurrency miners in 2017 worth $776 million, and most of these GPUs were coming from AMD. Still, it appears that the primary driver for GPU sales, was, is and will remain PC gaming. Continue reading Over three million GPUs were sold to cryptocurrency miners in 2017 but PC gaming remains the primary driver for GPU sales

PUBG was 2017’s breakout success, one in three people on the planet play free-to-play games

SuperData Research has just released its 2017 Year in review digital games and interactive media report. According to the report, the mobile market has grown to $59.2B, PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds made $712M in eight months, YouTube’s gaming video content revenue plummeted by 50% and one in three people on the planet play free-to-play games. Continue reading PUBG was 2017’s breakout success, one in three people on the planet play free-to-play games

Ubisoft on PC gaming: “PC is the lead platform for innovation”, “more and more people realize how superior PC can be”

Now here is something really cool. Ubisoft has released a new video in which it praises PC gaming. In this video, some Ubisoft employees shared their thoughts on the advantage and the future of PC gaming. Continue reading Ubisoft on PC gaming: “PC is the lead platform for innovation”, “more and more people realize how superior PC can be”

Digi-Capital’s research shows the dominance of mobile and PC online gaming

Digi-Capital has issued its new Games Q1 2018 report, detailing how the three big sectors of mobile games software, PC games hardware, and PC games (online) could take just under three-quarters of total games market revenue by 2022. According to the report, if mobile games software continues its outperformance of recent years, it could deliver in the $55 billion to $60 billion range this year, and grow to $90 billion to $95 billion by 2022. Continue reading Digi-Capital’s research shows the dominance of mobile and PC online gaming

PC had more “good” exclusive & multi-platform games than any console in 2017

Metacritic has published some really interesting results for 2017. According to its 2017 survey, the PC had more good games than any console in 2017. While there were only three games that scored above 90%, the PC had 40 exclusive games that scored above 75%, offering PC gamers a variety of games to choose from. Continue reading PC had more “good” exclusive & multi-platform games than any console in 2017

PC games sales in 2017 are almost as big as all console sales combined

PC gaming appears to be in a really healthy stage. Today, GamesIndustry published some interesting statistics about the video-game sales of 2017. GamesIndustry reached out numerous analysts in order to create the following graph, and browsed through lots of financials and sales figures. Continue reading PC games sales in 2017 are almost as big as all console sales combined