Latest statistics on Russian gamers




Latest statistics on Russian gamers

Analyst firm Newzoo, a market research video games in various countries, published the results of their research, conducted on the territory of Russia. So what are the conclusions made by foreign experts, carefully examining the situation in our country?

In our country, apparently, today there are more than 46 million gamers. Gamers in this case are those people who regularly play video games of any genre and on any platform. Can hardly be called a gamer the person who this question is not interested and touches the games once or twice a year on holidays.

Russia, which is not surprising, ranking first in the world in PC-players in the population. 98 percent of the total number of gamers in our country anyway play games on your PC. So in our country has become a tradition since the late 80s of last century, people started to get involved in the assembly of home computers and programming for them. It all started with a ZX Spectrum, then there are more advanced models on X86 Intel processors and somehow twirled, spun, causing the PC has become the Russian people’s platform for games , work, communication, and in general – for everything.

Experts also noted the important fact Newzoo strengthening Russian positions in the mobile markets. Russian users are ranked 7th in the world in the number of purchased games for iPad, 11th – on purchasing games for the iPhone and 10th – by buying games in Google Play. According to these indicators, we udelyvaet even some European countries, for example – Germany. Trifle, but nice.

Approximately 56 percent of Russian gamers spend their money on video games. 44 percent of Russians prefer to download cracked games torrent trackers or toll free to set their toys on a jailbroken device.

The most popular destination for gaming entertainment in our country are casual and social projects. It sorts the farm, whom divorced incredible amount of social networks like “VKontakte” and “Classmates”. More than 40 million people every day spend time in these games. The second place is occupied by the game for the PC, which give preference to 34 million players. Third place – this multiplayer online games MMO, who is addicted to a little over 27 million people.

6 of 15 Russian MMO players – this family people who have children. Not quite pleasant moment is that in some cases the wholesale parental craze online toys hurting their children. Some corny forget about their children who are sitting hungry and useless until mom and dad beat rare loot in his favorite MMORPG. The situation may eventually repeat Chinese. In China, there are cases when parents are so addicted to the online game, it leads to the death of their infant from hunger. So, in all you need to know the extent and do not forget about the children in any case.

Statistics about the screens on which gamers prefer to play Russian, again demonstrates the superiority over all other PC platforms. Second place in popularity is the personal mobile phone screen, and the third and fourth places are occupied by tablets and gaming consoles. All four kinds of screen regularly play about 11 percent of Russian gamers.

We translated infographic with statistics on the Russian language specifically so that you can familiarize yourself with the information provided by Newzoo.

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