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  • IDG Publishes 2017 State of the Industry White Paper and Spotlight on Emerging Markets

    IDG’s Annual White Paper is the definitive data and research resource on the entire global gaming market for any company invested in the games industry. This report explores key trends and provides IDG’s outlook for over 20 of the top gaming markets. IDG’s industry model is also included with this report in Excel format. Topics covered in this publication include:

    • A look back at local trends and performance in 2016 by territory, including the emerging markets of Russia, Poland, Southeast Asia, Australia/New Zealand, India, Latin America, Middle East/North Africa, and Turkey
    • Analysis and insights for the console, PC, and mobile gaming segments, including granular 5-year forecasts for each market
    • An overview of major industry disruptors, including Twitch’s initiative to sell games, new trends in eSports, and Xbox’s digital subscription service
    • A thoughtful look at the viability of VR, with an in-depth look at its rise in China and lessons learned from the country

    This report is complimentary for IDG Premium and IDG Primary Subscribers but can be purchased individually from our online store here: IDG Research Store.  If you are interested in IDG’s services, please email Yoshio Osaki at or call our main office at (415) 674-4600.

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