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Asia-Pacific Digital Gaming Market (2018-2023)

Asia-Pacific Digital Gaming Market (2018-2023)

Asia-Pacific Digital Gaming Market

Asia-Pacific is forecasted to be the largest digital gaming market in the world, with China being the biggest contributor to its growth. Among all digital activities, digital gaming has become one of the dynamic digital cultures, particularly for the youth of the region. The popularity of digital games in Asia Pacific is growing at an unprecedented rate. Mobile games have become extremely popular in the region, particularly in China and India. The Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 23.1% leading to a massive revenue of USD 241.56 Bn by 2023.

Asia Pacific presents a market with diverse preferences for all gaming platforms- PCs, mobiles, and consoles. Though most of the revenues of digital games in 2017 came from mobile gaming, PC and Console gaming are also highly preferred. PC gaming is an important means of entertainment in the APAC region given the fact that Korea has a number of dedicated gaming rooms called “PC bangs” where gamers play multiplayer games, and digital games portal Steam (by VALVE) has unrestricted access to Chinese gamers. Also, Japan is home to major companies like Sega, NAMCO, etc., which contribute hugely to PC gaming revenues. Console gaming too is picking up in the region and is expected to see a stable growth rate. The increased exposure and development of the gaming industry in the region have boosted investment– companies like Nazara Technologies from India have gone under the IPO radar in FY2018.

By platforms, the market is segmented into PC games, mobile games, and console games. Among these segments, mobile games is the fastest growing segment, as well as the biggest revenue generator, as most of the revenues, comes from China and India, which represent two of the most populous markets with huge potentials for growth.

By countries, the market is divided into China, Japan, India and South Korea. China is the highest revenue-generating country among the others.

Key growth factors:

The rise in disposable income of the people of the region is expected to result in higher expenditure on digital games and thereby increase adoption and usage. The improvement in technology and internet network access by companies like Reliance Jio in India through their disruptive market strategies, is expected to strengthen market growth as it is going to enable gamers to play digitally-downloadable games without any speed issues.

In addition to these, governments in the region regularly intervene in digital cultural industries and support gaming corporations through their legal and/or financial measures, primarily because digital gaming has become one of the most significant parts of their digital economies.

Threats and key players:

  • Internet penetration and speed are not the same in all the countries in the region. Low internet penetration and speed in regions like South Asia often negatively impact the growth of the market.
  • Additionally, regulatory bodies in certain countries like China and Japan, often inhibit the growth of the market as they pursue regulatory measures to stream out harmful content in the games and try to control perceived gaming addictions.
  • The key players in the Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market are Tencent Games, Nintendo, GungHo Online, Dhruva Interactive, etc.
What’s covered in the report?
  • Overview of the Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market
  • Overview of different business models in digital games
  • Analysis of the value chain of games and distribution channel analysis of games
  • Historical, current and forecasted market size data for PC games Market, Mobile Games market and Console Games market
  • Historical, current and forecasted market size data for Freemium, Pay to play, Advertising models market
  • Historical, current and forecasted market size data for Shooter, Role- play Action, Sports, Strategy, Others genres market
  • Historical, current and forecasted market size data for countries (India, China, Japan , South Korea) market size data for Digital Gaming Market segmentations (By platforms- PC, Console, Mobile, by revenue models- Freemium, Pay to play, Advertising, By genres- Shooter, Role- play Action, Sports, Strategy, Others)
  • Market Trends in Asia Pacific Digital Gaming Market
  • Qualitative analysis of the key drivers and challenges affecting the Asia Pacific Digital Gaming Market and its segmentations (By platforms- PC, Console, Mobile, by revenue models- Freemium, Pay to play, Advertising, By genres- Shooter, Role- play Action, Sports, Strategy, Others)
  • Analysis of spending for segmentation by platforms– (India, China, Japan, South Korea)
  • Analysis of the competitive landscape and profiles of major players operating in the market
Why buy?
  • Get a broad understanding of the Asia Pacific Digital Gaming Market,
  • Get a broad understanding of the different business models used in digital games
  • Get an understanding of how the games reach the end users from the developers
  • Get country-specific market size and observations for the Digital Gaming market and its segmentations (By platforms- PC, Console, Mobile, by revenue models- Freemium, Pay to play, Advertising, By genres- Shooter, Role- play Action, Sports, Strategy, Others)
  • Get specific drivers and challenges for Digital Gaming market and its segmentations (By platforms- PC, Console, Mobile, by revenue models- Freemium, Pay to play, Advertising, By genres- Shooter, Role- play Action, Sports, Strategy, Others)
  • Get analysis of spending for segmentation by platforms– (India, China, Japan, South Korea)
  • Recognize major competitors' business and market dynamics, and respond accordingly


Chapter 1: Executive summary
1.1 Market scope and segmentation
1.2 Key questions answered in this study
1.3 Executive summary
Chapter 2: Introduction
2.1. Market definitions
2.2. Different business models
2.3. Digital game genres
2.4. Value chain of games
Chapter 3: Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market - overview
3.1. Historical (2015-2017) Digital Gaming market revenue (USD Bn)
3.2. Forecasted (2018-2023) Digital Gaming market revenue (USD Bn)
3.3. Drivers
3.4. Challenges
3.5. Trends
Chapter 4: Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market segmentation - by platform
4.1. Asia Pacific market share and size (USD Bn – 2017) – by platforms (PC, Console, Mobile)
4.2. Asia Pacific PC games market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
4.3. Asia Pacific mobile games market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
4.4. Asia Pacific console games market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
Chapter 5: Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market segmentation – by revenue models
5.1. Asia Pacific market share and size (USD Bn - 2017) – by revenue models (Freemium, Pay to Play, Advertising)
5.2. Asia Pacific freemium model market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
5.3. Asia Pacific pay to play model market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
5.4. Asia Pacific advertising model market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
Chapter 6: Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market segmentation – by genres
6.1. Asia Pacific market share and size (USD Bn – 2017) – by genres (Shooter, Role- play Action, Sports, Strategy, Others)
6.2. Asia Pacific shooter genre market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
6.3. Asia Pacific role-playing action genre market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
6.4. Asia Pacific sports genre market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
6.5. Asia Pacific strategy genre market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
6.6. Asia Pacific other genres market
Market size (USD Bn) (2015, 2017, 2023)
Drivers
Challenges
Chapter 7: Asia Pacific Digital Gaming market segmentation– by countries
7.1. India
Historical (2015-2017) market size (USD Bn)
Forecasted (2018-2023) market size (USD Bn)
Drivers
Challenges
Trends
7.2. China
Historical (2015-2017) market size (USD Bn)
Forecasted (2018-2023) market size (USD Bn)
Drivers
Challenges
Trends
7.3. South Korea
Historical (2015-2017) market size (USD Bn)
Forecasted (2018-2023) market size (USD Bn)
Drivers
Challenges
Trends
7.4. Japan
Historical (2015-2017) market size (USD Bn)
Forecasted (2018-2023) market size (USD Bn)
Drivers
Challenges
Trends
Chapter 8: Major digital gaming segmentation-by countries
8.1. India
Major platforms (PC, Console, Mobile) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major genres (Shooter, Role play action, Strategy, Sports, Others) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major revenue models (Freemium, Pay to Play, Advertising) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
8.2. China
Major platforms (PC, Console, Mobile) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major genres (Shooter, Role play action, Strategy, Sports, Others) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major revenue models (Freemium, Pay to Play, Advertising) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
8.3. Japan
Major platforms (PC, Console, Mobile) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major genres (Shooter, Role play action, Strategy, Sports, Others) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major revenue models (Freemium, Pay to Play, Advertising) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
8.4. South Korea
Major platforms (PC, Console, Mobile) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major genres (Shooter, Role play action, Strategy, Sports, Others) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Major revenue models (Freemium, Pay to Play, Advertising) - Revenue contribution (USD Bn) and share (historical and forecasted), Key highlights, Key competitors
Chapter 9: Asia Pacific Digital Gaming spend analysis
9.1. Paying players share by platform – 2017
9.2. PC games - Average spending and payers (India, China, South Korea, Japan)
9.3. Console games - Average spending and payers (India, China, South Korea, Japan)
9.4. Mobile games - Average spending and payers (India, China, South Korea, Japan)
9.5. Spend analysis – by countries (India, China, South Korea, Japan)
Chapter 10: Competitive landscape
10.1. Tencent Games
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.2. Nintendo
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.3. GungHo Online
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.4. NetEase
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.5. Sony
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.6. Dhruva Interactive
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.7. Eyedentity Games
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.8. Gravity Games
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.9. NCsoft
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
10.10. Nazara Technologies
Company snapshot
Key numbers
Major game titles
Initiatives
Growth strategy
Major locations
Chapter 11: Market Share of Companies
11.1. Asia Pacific Digital Games market - share of companies
11.2. Asia Pacific PC Games market - share of companies
11.3. Asia Pacific Mobile Games market - share of companies
11.4. Asia Pacific Console Games market - share of companies
Chapter 12: Conclusion
Chapter 13: Appendix
13.1. List of tables
13.2. Research methodology
13.3. Assumptions
13.4. About Netscribes Inc.
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The Table of Contents (ToC) provided above contains the targeted coverage. The coverage is subject to change as we progress with the research

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