Figure of the day: how many Ukrainians have spent on video games in 2018

Annual income from the video game to 2018 in Ukraine amounted to USD 179,2 million dollars. This figure is 13.6% more than recorded in 2017 – then the Ukrainians have spent on video games 157 million dollars.

The growth of the gaming industry in Ukraine is slightly higher than the average around the world: in General, the global revenue from video games in 2018 increased by 10.9% and amounted to 135 billion dollars, reports Ain.

In Poland, for example, this market has made last year $ 541 million, and in Russia – $ 1.7 billion.

Increased revenue from console games to 15.6%, entertainment on smartphones brought in 4.6% more profit, and on tablets by 14.9%.

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The only industry which during the year showed a decline in income – browser games (income compared to 2017, the company slipped 1.4%).

In the last three years the number of gamers in Ukraine remains unchanged, and the number of players who pay for games, even a little reduced,
– said country manager of the Ukrainian office of Wargaming Dmitriy Bazilevich.

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