REACHING A NEW PINNACLE

Arabic is one of the top five spoken languages around the world by population.

Middle gaming industry to add 20+ million gamer(s) and become a USD more than one billion opportunity by 2021, from USD 290 million today.

An average gamer is introduced to gaming through their friends, family and peer group, is engaged in gaming for stress relief and social interaction, prefers puzzle, action and adventure games.

Understanding the Future

Middle East is steadily moving towards value driving consumption, with increased focus on local development. India is moving towards improved age and gender parity among online gamers. The majority will continue to play on mobile devices in 2021 but the PRO gamers prefer to play in large screens primarily PC. The smartphone give a massive push to gamers for going PC towards their competency, career and pride.

Internet Penetration

By 2021, there will be about 635.8 million internet users in India. … Furthermore, men dominated internet usage in India with 71 percent to women’s 29 percent. Indians often turn to mobile internet, as the large majority of the digital population in India were mobile internet users in 2016. But this led to evolution of thinking casual gamers to become PRO gamers and take it up as their real profession and pride which is largely comes from PC based games.

Profession Opportunity

Global giants see big gaming play in Middle East. Global internet giants Google, Microsoft and several others are coming together to chase the highly lucrative gaming market in Middle East by various forms which will advocate, catalyse and facilitate the growth and capability building of the gaming industry in Middle East.

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