Newzoo again raised its forecast for the global game market in 2020. From the previous 159.3 billion US dollars to 174.9 billion US dollars, a year-on-year increase of 20%. In an updated report today, newzoo said the increase was due to an analysis of gaming companies’ first half financial reports, which showed that previously reported game trends were accelerating – not sudden changes in the market.

also pointed out novel coronavirus pneumonia has slowed down, although the initial rate of new crown pneumonia has slowed down, but even in areas where the blockade has stopped, consumers are still more involved in games than before the pandemic. < p > < p > newzoo continues to share its adjusted forecast, affecting all revenue sources of platforms: PC game revenue increased from $36.9 billion to $37.4 billion, mobile game revenue from $77.2 billion to $86.3 billion, and game console revenue from $45.2 billion to $51.2 billion. < / P > < p > the impact on the host platform is most significant, as host revenue exceeded expectations in the first half of the year, with a year-on-year growth of 21%, which is more than twice the original forecast – traditionally, host revenue will decline in the year when new hosts are released. The iPhone 12 keynote has been recorded in Apple park

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