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Cloud Gaming Market to Reach USD 1,861.3 Million in 2028; Emergence of 5G Technology & High Smartphones Usage to Aid Growth, says Fortune Business Insights™

Pune, India, Nov. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global cloud gaming market is set to gain traction from the increasing usage of smartphones. The GSMAi Report, for instance, declared that by 2025, around 80% of people will gain access to smartphones, while in 2019 there were approximately 5.2 billion smartphone connections worldwide. This information is given by Fortune Business Insights™ in a report, titled, “Cloud Gaming Market, 2021-2028.” As per the report, the market size is projected to grow from USD 169.2 million in 2021 to USD 1,861.3 million in 2028 at a CAGR of 40.9% in the forecast period. It stood at USD 121.2 million in 2020.

COVID-19 Pandemic: Demand to Surge Backed by Lockdown & Work-from-home Measures

The COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted supply chain units and manufacturing facilities of various industries across the globe. This has further affected the smooth supply of numerous hardware devices, such as consoles, laptops, smartphones, personal computers, and smart TVs. But, lockdown measures and work-from-home measures by government bodies have surged the demand for cloud-based gaming and digital entertainment services. These factors are set to propel growth of the market amid the pandemic.

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Avid Gamers Segment Held 35.0% Share in 2020: Fortune Business Insights™

Based on the end-user, the market is segregated into hardcore gamers, avid gamers, and casual gamers. Out of these, the avid gamers segment earned 35.0% in terms of the cloud gaming market share in 2020. This growth is attributable to the availability of cost-effective cloud-based technology and 5G.

Report Coverage-

Report Coverage Details
Forecast Period 2021 to 2028
Forecast Period 2021 to 2028 CAGR 40.9  %
2028 Value Projection USD 1861.3 Million
Base Year 2020
Market Size in 2020 USD 121.2 Million
Historical Data for 2017 to 2019
No. of Pages 140
Segments covered By Device, By Streaming Type, By End User, By Region
Growth Drivers Key Players are Entering into Strategic Partnership to Expand Business Potentials
5G Technology’s Low-latency Capability to Drive Cloud Gaming Market Growth


Rising Mobile Cloud Gaming Trend Likely to Surge Market Growth
Pitfalls & Challenges Latency and Responsiveness Issues to Hinder Market Potential


The report studies decisive segments of this industry containing regions, end-users, technologies, types, and applications. It elaborates the performance and significance of each segment by taking into consideration sales volume, growth prospects, revenue share, and demand. In addition to this, it will help our clients to get a complete picture of the market size to select the right segment for their businesses.

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Drivers & Restraints-

Increasing Need to Provide Superior Gaming Quality with 5G will Bolster Growth

Several companies present in the market are currently striving to provide innovative and immersive gaming experiences to users. They are looking forward to lower costs and technological barriers for attracting more gamers across the globe. To do so, they are trying to attain low latency in gaming services. Cloud gaming is nowadays offering an excellent gaming experience because of the emergence of 5G technology. In October 2020, for instance, Wipro reported that several gamers are planning to spend more and switch to the 5G network for gaining a high-quality gaming experience. However, in some countries, the bandwidth and Internet connection required for these types of games may not be available. It is expected to hinder the cloud gaming market growth in the near future.

Regional Analysis:

The report has been covered different elements that shows growth and market size by geographically. Also provide sales and revenue for forecast period for 2021-2027

  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, South Korea, India and ASEAN)
  • North America (US and Canada)
  • Europe (Germany, France, UK and Italy)
  • Rest of World (Latin America, Middle East and Africa)

Regional Insights-

Rising Investment in Telecom and 5G in China to Help Asia Pacific Dominate

Geographically, Asia Pacific procured USD 45.2 million in 2020 in terms of revenue. The region is anticipated to remain dominant throughout the forthcoming years because of the high demand for gaming content, especially in South Korea, India, Japan, and China. China is anticipated to be the major contributor because of the increasing investment in 5G infrastructure and telecom. In Europe, the spurring number of acquisitions, collaborations, and investments in this industry would bolster growth.

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Competitive Landscape-

Key Players Focus on New Product Launches and Partnerships to Intensify Competition

The global market contains numerous players that are constantly striving to gain a competitive edge by engaging in collaborations and partnerships with local or renowned organizations. Some of the others are also investing huge sums in unique games. Below are the two industry developments:

  • September 2020: Microsoft Corp’s Xbox is planning to launch a new beta version of its cloud gaming service on Apple Inc.’s iPads & iPhones and Windows 10 PC’s web browsers. It will help users to play more than 100 Xbox Game Pass titles.
  • April 2020: Electronic Arts Inc. partnered up with Google to introduce five novel EA games on the latter’s cloud gaming platform, Stadia. By the end of the year, the company will launch Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order™ on this platform.

The Cloud Gaming Market Report Provides Answers to The Following Key Questions:

  • What are the major challenges and threats restricting the progress of the industry?
  • What are the driving forces in keyword market for the forecast period 2021-2027?
  • Which market trend’s influencing keyword market progress worldwide?
  • Which manufacturing technologies are used in keyword market report?
  • What is the impact of Covid-19 on the current industry?

A list of renowned cloud gaming companies operating in the global market:

  • Microsoft Corporation (Washington, United States)
  • NVIDIA Corporation (California, United States)
  • Ubitus Inc. (Tokyo, Japan,)
  • Vortex (RemoteMyApp Sp. z o.o.) (Wisconsin, United States)
  • Google Inc. (California, United States.)
  • Amazon Inc. (Washington, United States)
  • Intel Corporation (California, United States)
  • Tencent (Shenzhen, China)
  • Sony Corporation (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Blacknut (Paris)
  • Playkey (Massachusetts, United States)
  • Loudplay (Dublin, Ireland)
  • Apple, Inc. (California, United States)
  • Electronic Arts, Inc. (California, United States)
  • Hatch Entertainment (Finland)
  • Jump Gaming Inc. (California, United States)

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Detailed Table of Content

  • Introduction
    • Definition, By Segment
    • Research Methodology/Approach
    • Data Sources
  • Key Takeaways
  • Market Dynamics
    • Macro and Micro Economic Indicators
    • Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Trends
    • Impact of COVID-19
      • Short-term Impact
      • Long-term Impact
  • Competition Landscape
    • Business Strategies Adopted by Key Players
    • Consolidated SWOT Analysis of Key Players
    • Porter’s Five Force Analysis
  • Global Cloud Gaming Key Players Market Share Insights and Analysis, 2020
  • Key Market Insights and Strategic Recommendations
  • Companies Profiled (Covered for key 10 players only)
    • Overview
      • Key Management
      • Headquarters etc.
    • Offerings/Business Segments
    • Key Details (Subjected to data availability in public domain and/or on paid databases)
      • Employee Size
      • Key Financials
        • Past and Current Revenue
        • Geographical Share
        • Business Segment Share
  • Recent Developments

TOC Continued

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