TECH SUPPLIER Sep 2021 - Market Forecast - Doc # US47267521

Worldwide Cloud-Streamed Gaming Forecast, 2021–2025: A Slow-Burn Disruption with a Twist

By: Lewis WardResearch Director, Gaming and VR/AR

Table of Contents

IDC Market Forecast Figure

Figure: Worldwide Cloud-Streamed Gaming Revenue Snapshot

Executive Summary

Advice for Technology Suppliers

Market Forecast

Worldwide Forecast

Table: Worldwide Cloud-Streamed Gaming Service User, Hours of Use, and Revenue by Screen Type, 2019–2025

Figure: Worldwide Smartphone Shipment Share by Generation (Air Interface), 2020–2025

Figure: Worldwide CSG Hours of Use Share by Screen Type, 2019–2025

Marketplace Taxonomy and Service Provider Summary

Figure: Key B2B Vendors and Vendor Types in the CSG Market

Figure: Key B2C Vendors and Brands in the CSG Market

The Twist: Traditional CSG Versus MOGEs

North America Forecast

Table: North America Cloud-Streamed Gaming Service User, Hours of Use, and Revenue, 2019–2025

Figure: U.S. Share of CSG and General Gamers by Age Group, 3Q20

Figure: U.S. Share of CSG and General Gamers by Gender, 3Q20

Figure: North America Gameplay Hours Share by Type, 2021 and 2025

Western Europe Forecast

Table: Western Europe Cloud-Streamed Gaming Service User, Hours of Use, and Revenue, 2019–2025

Figure: Western Europe Gameplay Hours Share by Type, 2021 and 2025

Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) Forecast

Table: Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) Cloud-Streamed Gaming Service User, Hours of Use, and Revenue, 2019–2025

Figure: Asia/Pacific (Including Japan) Gameplay Hours Share by Type, 2021 and 2025

Rest of World Forecast

Table: Rest of World Cloud-Streamed Gaming Service User, Hours of Use, and Revenue, 2019–2025

Figure: Rest of World Gameplay Hours Share by Type, 2021 and 2025

Market Context

Drivers and Inhibitors

Drivers

Improvements to Server-Side CSG Infrastructure

5G Cellular Network Rollouts and Related Smartphone Sales

Inhibitors

Traditional Local Gaming Alternatives

Vendors' Overemphasis on Targeting Hard-Core Gamers

Significant Market Developments

Changes from Prior Forecast

Market Definition

Methodology

Related Research

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