Description

Subscription gaming appears here to stay with deep roots in console multiplayer. Players enjoy them most for the value and quality games they bring to the table.

Brian Benway, Research Analyst, Gaming and Entertainment

Table of Contents

    • Key issues covered in this Report
  1. Executive Summary

    • Consumer Insights

      • Consumer fast facts
      • Gaming subscriptions
      • Graph 1: gaming subscriptions, 2023
      • Graph 2: gaming subscriptions (NET any), by age and gender, 2023
      • Graph 3: gaming subscriptions, by age and gender, 2023
      • Graph 4: gaming subscriptions, by gender, 2023
      • Graph 5: gaming subscriptions (select), by race and Hispanic origin, 2023
      • Graph 6: canceled gaming subscriptions, among those who are not currently subscribed, 2023
      • Subscription satisfaction
      • Graph 7: overall subscription satisfaction, 2023
      • Graph 8: overall subscription satisfaction, by gamer segments, 2023
      • Graph 9: subscription feature satisfaction, 2023
      • Graph 10: subscription feature satisfaction, by subscription service, 2023
      • Termination factors
      • Graph 11: reasons to unsubscribe from a gaming subscription service, 2023
      • Graph 12: reasons to unsubscribe from a gaming subscription service, by subscription service 2023
      • Graph 13: reasons to unsubscribe from a gaming subscription service, men vs women, 2023
      • Graph 14: reasons to unsubscribe from a gaming subscription service (select), by gamer segments, 2023
      • Subscription preferences
      • Graph 15: subscription preferences, 2023
      • Graph 16: subscription preferences, 2023
      • Graph 17: subscription preferences (select), men vs women, 2023
      • Graph 18: subscription preferences, by parental status and gender, 2023
      • Graph 19: subscription preferences (select), by service subscribers, 2023
      • Perceptions of gaming subscriptions
      • Graph 20: perceptions of gaming subscriptions, 2023
      • Graph 21: "none of these" perceptions of gaming subscriptions, by gamer segments, 2023
      • Graph 22: "good value" perceptions of (select) gaming subscriptions, by gamer segments, 2023
      • Graph 23: "user-friendly" perceptions of (select) gaming subscriptions, by age and gender, 2023
      • Graph 24: "entertaining" perceptions of (select) gaming subscriptions, dads vs moms, 2023
      • Graph 25: "premium" perceptions of gaming subscriptions, by gamer segments, 2023
      • Graph 26: "disappointing" perceptions of (select) gaming subscriptions, by gamer segments, 2023
    • Competitive Strategies

      • Launch activity and innovation
      • Marketing and advertising
      • Opportunities
    • The Market

      • Market context
      • Market overview
      • Graph 27: global video game industry revenue, 2019-25
      • Graph 28: global video game industry revenue share, by device, 2023
      • Graph 29: Consumer Price Index change from previous period, 2020-23
      • Market drivers
    • Appendix

      • The consumer
      • Graph 30: device usage, 2023
      • Graph 31: gaming frequency, 2023
      • Graph 32: gamer segments, 2023
      • Graph 33: gamer segments, by age, 2023
      • Graph 34: gamer segments, by gender, 2023
      • Graph 35: gamer segments, by device, 2023

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