The Nonintuitive Bits

Rise of the new age gaming: Billions of people, Millions of hours - Episode 11

February 17, 2020 Viacheslav Kovalevskyi, Zain Rizvi, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy Season 1 Episode 11
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Rise of the new age gaming: Billions of people, Millions of hours - Episode 11
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The Nonintuitive Bits
Rise of the new age gaming: Billions of people, Millions of hours - Episode 11
Feb 17, 2020 Season 1 Episode 11
Viacheslav Kovalevskyi, Zain Rizvi, and Sandeep Krishnamurthy

With ~3 billion people playing games and more than 1 billion of them spending money to play, we wanted to look at the gaming industry, to learn and share, in this episode.

We discussed 2 arenas - game playing and game watching. Rise of cloud providers in gaming - Google Stadia, Microsoft XCloud, Apple Arcade, Sony Playstation Now. Rise of the game-watching industry - Twitch, Facebook Game Live, YouTube Game Live more and more and more. Popular streamers earn up to 500k$ per month! Falling internet prices in India, social impacts of over gaming.  Tune in to this episode for all the details!

References

  1. https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/5-ways-the-video-game-industry-will-change-in-the-next-decade-2019-7-1028394586#regulation5
  2. https://newzoo.com/insights/articles/newzoos-2018-report-insights-into-the-137-9-billion-global-games-market/
  3. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ilkerkoksal/2019/11/08/video-gaming-industry--its-revenue-shift/#34d1d99f663e
  4. https://blog.usejournal.com/one-of-the-first-facebook-gaming-partners-reveals-all-and-will-twitch-be-able-to-keep-its-stars-1016bb786e40
  5. https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/26/twitch-mixer-facebook-youtube-state-streaming/
Show Notes

With ~3 billion people playing games and more than 1 billion of them spending money to play, we wanted to look at the gaming industry, to learn and share, in this episode.

We discussed 2 arenas - game playing and game watching. Rise of cloud providers in gaming - Google Stadia, Microsoft XCloud, Apple Arcade, Sony Playstation Now. Rise of the game-watching industry - Twitch, Facebook Game Live, YouTube Game Live more and more and more. Popular streamers earn up to 500k$ per month! Falling internet prices in India, social impacts of over gaming.  Tune in to this episode for all the details!

References

  1. https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/5-ways-the-video-game-industry-will-change-in-the-next-decade-2019-7-1028394586#regulation5
  2. https://newzoo.com/insights/articles/newzoos-2018-report-insights-into-the-137-9-billion-global-games-market/
  3. https://www.forbes.com/sites/ilkerkoksal/2019/11/08/video-gaming-industry--its-revenue-shift/#34d1d99f663e
  4. https://blog.usejournal.com/one-of-the-first-facebook-gaming-partners-reveals-all-and-will-twitch-be-able-to-keep-its-stars-1016bb786e40
  5. https://www.engadget.com/2019/12/26/twitch-mixer-facebook-youtube-state-streaming/