F2P games injecting mad cash into the industry.
By Tim Colwill on February 4, 2014 at 12:57 pm
A new report from market research group DFC Intelligence concludes that the PC gaming market is actually growing at an impressive rate, even as hardware sales are falling.
According to DFC the PC gaming market will hit a total of $25 billion in revenue this financial year, up from the forecasted $22 million.
Free-to-play titles such as League of Legends and DOTA 2 are largely responsible for the influx of new players to the PC gaming world, their growth almost mirrored by a sharp drop in the number of people playing traditional, subscription-based MMOs.
If you’re interested, it’s worth reading the full breakdown over at GamesIndustry International.