Video Game Numbers Show an Industry’s All-Out Growth

The lockdown is looking like the best year ever for video game makers as people worldwide blast away the boredom with their controllers and screens. Time and money spent on games—whether on consoles, computers, phones, or tablets—have soared, as have the share prices of gaming companies.

Video Game Numbers Show an Industry’s All-Out Growth

As spending surged, three game publishers dominated the title wars.

Video Game Numbers Show an Industry’s All-Out Growth

Online gaming activity spiked: Fans are playing—and watching others play—more often.

Video Game Numbers Show an Industry’s All-Out Growth

U.S. mobile gaming grew, as did in-game spending.

Video Game Numbers Show an Industry’s All-Out Growth

—With Dina Bass and Jason Schreier

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