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Dec 2016 - Market Forecast - Doc # US40751916

Worldwide Home Video Game Console and Microconsole Forecast, 2016–2020: A Tale of Two Markets

Table of Contents

List of Attachments

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Worldwide Home Video Game Console and Microconsole Revenue Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Figure: Worldwide Home Console Packaged Game Versus Digital Game and Subscription Revenue, 2012–2020

Market Forecast

Worldwide Forecast

Table: Worldwide Home Video Game Console Hardware and Packaged Game Disc Shipments, Installed Base, and Gamers, 2012–2020 (000)

Figure: Worldwide Seventh- and Eighth-Generation Console Packaged Game Disc Tie Ratio Comparison, Years 1–5

Table: Worldwide Home Video Game Console and Microconsole Revenue, 2012–2020 ($M)

Table: Worldwide Home Video Game Console Revenue by Region, 2012–2020 ($M)

North America Forecast

Table: North America Home Video Game Console Hardware and Packaged Game Disc Shipments, Installed Base, and Gamers, 2012–2020 (000)

Table: North America Home Video Game Console Revenue, 2012–2020 ($M)

Western Europe Forecast

Table: Western Europe Home Video Game Console Hardware and Packaged Game Disc Shipments, Installed Base, and Gamers, 2012–2020 (000)

Table: Western Europe Home Video Game Console Revenue, 2012–2020 ($M)

Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) Forecast

Table: Asia/Pacific Home Video Game Console Hardware and Packaged Game Disc Shipments, Installed Base, and Gamers, 2012–2020 (000)

Table: Asia/Pacific Home Video Game Console Revenue, 2012–2020 ($M)

ROW Forecast

Table: Rest of World Home Video Game Console Hardware and Packaged Game Disc Shipments, Installed Base, and Gamers, 2012–2020 (000)

Table: Rest of World Home Video Game Console Revenue, 2012–2020 ($M)

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Nintendo Flips the Competitive Switch

Free-to-Play Games Go Mainstream

Inhibitors

China Remains a Hard Nut to Crack

eSports on PCs Grab More Eyeballs

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Figure: Worldwide Home Video Game Console and Microconsole Revenue, 2011–2020: Comparison of September 2015 and December 2016 Forecasts

Market Definition

Methodology

Related Research

Referencing Documents

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