target audience: TECH SUPPLIER  Publication date: May 2023 - Document type: Market Forecast - Doc  Document number: # US49472723

Worldwide Home Video Game Console Forecast, 2023–2027: 10th-Gen Systems Begin Taking Shape

By:  Lewis Ward Loading


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Table of Contents

  • IDC Market Forecast Figure

    • Figure: Worldwide Home Video Game Console Revenue Snapshot

  • Executive Summary

  • Advice for Technology Suppliers

    • Figure: Worldwide Home Console Packaged Game, Digital Game, and Subscription Revenue, 2020–2027

  • Market Forecast

    • Table: Worldwide Home Video Game Console Hardware and Packaged Game Shipments, Install Bases, and Gamers, 2018–2027 (000)

    • Figure: Worldwide Home Console Hardware, Packaged Game, Local Digital Game/DLC, Subscription and F2P, and Cloud-Streamed Game Revenue Share, 2020–2027

    • Table: Worldwide Home Video Game Console and Other TV-based Gaming Revenue, 2018–2027 ($M)

    • Figure: Worldwide Digital Home Console Revenue by Segment, 2020–2024

  • Market Context

    • Drivers and Inhibitors

    • Drivers

    • PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, and Switch 2 All Resonate

    • Total Subscription Spending Rises

    • Inhibitors

    • Denouement of the COVID-19 Pandemic

    • High Inflation and/or Recessionary Impacts in Critical Console Markets

    • The Russia-Ukraine War

    • Significant Market Developments

    • Changes from Prior Forecast

    • Figure: Worldwide Home Game Console Revenue, 2018–2027: Comparison of December 2022 and May 2023 Forecasts

  • Market Definition

  • Methodology

  • Related Research