PC Gaming continues to be one of the most popular forms of video gaming despite increasingly impressive competition from both the console market and mobile gaming platforms. The PC Hardware industry alone is set to be worth $70 Billion by 2023, showing that many are still heavily invested in having the best possible hardware in their PC builds for gaming.
And, when it comes to PC gaming, Steam is still the platform of choice for consumers as it still sits comfortably in the top spot when it comes to video game sellers, bringing in $4.3 Billion in 2017 alone.
Sources: VGA24/7, DFCint, NewZoo, Steam
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Despite the influx of impressive and affordable consoles over the years, PC gaming has remained a favorite for many. This is reflected in game development as PC is still the most popular platform for game developers with 56% developing games for the platform in 2020. The market is set to reach an impressive worth of $39.5 Billion by 2023.
Sources: GDC, NewZoo
The PC game hardware industry shows no signs of slowing down as it is estimated to be worth $70 Billion by 2023. Thanks to a Steam user survey, we also have a good insight into the inner-workings of most PC gamer’s setups. We know that Nvidia dominates the GPU market with a 74% share, and Intel easily beats off AMD in terms of CPU shares with 74.4% to their 25.6%.
Sources: Steam, DFCint
Steam continues to be a hugely successful platform for gamers as it’s userbase grew once again this year. Reaching 20.31 Million users in 2020, it has seen an impressive growth trajectory for the last few years. FPS and MOBA games are still amongst the most popular on the platform with PYBG, DOTA 2, and CS:GO heading up the rankings.
Sources: GitHyp, Statista
With over 70 million units sold worldwide, PUBG is the best-selling PC game of all time across all platforms. On PC alone though, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is the most played game on Steam with over 789k players, followed by Dota 2 with 523k and PUBG with 315k.
Sources: PUBG Corporation, Steam