Tuesday 31 March 2015, Amsterdam
The new report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Games Market: Activision Blizzard Inc., Electronic Arts Inc. (EA Games), Microsoft Corp., Sony Corp. and Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Apple, Changyou, DeNA, Disney, Facebook, Google, GREE, GungHo Entertainment, King Digital Entertainment, Konami, Namco Bandai, NCSoft, NetEase, Nexon, Nintendo, Sega, Square Enix, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft and Zynga.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the report's team said: “One of the major trends in this market is the increased number of platforms such as mobile platforms, social network gaming, handheld games, and online games on the PC.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers of market growth is the emergence of mobile games because of the rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets with internet.
Further, the report states that one key inhibitor of market growth is the piracy of games because pirate servers are offering licensed, fee-based games for free.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.