6 Gaming Trends to Watch in 2020 (Charts) | PRO Insight

Gaming could eclipse the market size of paid TV by 2021 based on current growth trajectories

The continued growth of the games industry has been both a huge surprise and an inevitable certainty: Surprising because very few observers expected it to reach the $180 billion annualized market size it currently boasts, and inevitable because “Fortnite,” “Mario,” “Halo,” “Candy Crush” and Twitch have all become fixtures with audiences in the living room, at the office and on the go.

This year will be critical in the evolution of games. Here are six key trends in the gaming industry to keep an eye on in 2020:

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Yoshio Osaki

Yoshio Osaki is President/CEO of IDG Consulting, a leading research, consulting and analytics firm in the games/esports markets. As a trusted advisor, angel investor and thought leader in the space for 16 years, Osaki has worked with Amazon, Google, Activision Blizzard, NIKE, EA, Microsoft, Facebook, Riot, Epic, Disney, Warner Bros., Tencent and Sony, among many others, providing an edge across Fortune 500 management consulting and investment research to tackle Gaming, Esports, AR/VR, M&A and Entertainment. Please go to www.idgconsulting.com for more information.