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How China will Dominate the Video Games Market

How China will Dominate the Video Games Market

In games deal making there’s Tencent, then there’s everyone else. Tencent led or participated in over $4 of every $10 invested in games companies worldwide in the last 12 months to Q1 2018.

via Digi-Capital

Video Games Industry will Reach $230B+ in 5 Years

Video Games Industry will Reach $230B+ in 5 Years

Video games software and hardware combined could be in the $165 billion to $170 billion range this year (if mobile outperforms again), and reach between $230 billion and $235 billion by 2022 if strong performance continues.

via Digi-Capital

Six Digital Video Trends for 2018

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In 2018, eMarketer estimates, 181.5 million people in the U.S. will use connected TVs at least once per month — a number that amounts to just over 55% of the general population. By 2021, connected TV users will reach 194.4 million.

via eMarketer

Video Entertainment Original Content Creation Trends

Video Entertainment Original Content Creation Trends

According to Juniper Research, Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) services — from leading providers such as Netflix and Amazon — will drive a surge in OTT revenues to reach $120 billion in 2022, and that’s up from $64 billion in 2017. In this environment, the traditional expensive bundle of pay-TV services will surely continue their decline.

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Augmented and Virtual Reality Investment Gains in 2017

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Startup leaders across the 27 AR and VR sectors in the Digi-Capital Augmented and Virtual Reality Report and Deals Database raised $1 billion in the fourth quarter before the end of November. This is only the second time the billion dollar figure has been reached in a single quarter.

Source: Digi-Capital

Internet-Enabled TV Connected Devices in 60% of U.S. Homes

Never have viewers had so many options to connect to streaming content on their television set. Whether it be an enabled multimedia device, game console, or smart TV, nearly 70 million TV households in the U.S. have access to at least one.

Source: Nielsen

State of Play in Home Video Entertainment

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Many are pressing play, but who’s willing to pay? In the past year, digital video viewing is on the rise for both free and paid content. And more teens are willing to pay for digital content, with 63% saying they purchased digital video in the past year, up from just 45% in 2016.

Source: Nielsen