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Cloud Gaming Services Market Segmentation by Device Type (Smartphones, Tablets, Gaming Consoles, and Others); by Solution (Video Streaming, File Streaming, and Others); and by End-User (Lifestyle Gamers, Casual Gamers, Avid Gamers, and Others) – Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2030

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Extensive insights into the Growth of Cloud Gaming Services Market amidst COVID-19

Before we witness the stabilization of economic growth in Europe and North America, Asia Pacific is estimated to bounce back progressively with countries such as China, India, South Korea and Japan witnessing more opportunities to recover from the losses sustained during COVID-19.

Being the biggest market in Eastern Europe, Russia is estimated to take the lowest hit, offering a sigh of relief to the businesses operating in the country. Whereas, GCC is estimated to observe low investments due to the sliding prices of crude oil.

We evaluate the strategies and commitment of the Giant Players in the market towards creating products and services that customers value and rely on.

In an attempt to control and eliminate the surge of coronavirus cases and meet the demand for required medical devices along with providing efficient medical services, there is a drastic shift of investments from authoritative bodies towards the healthcare sector. Where the aftermath of this pandemic may take years to be measured, Research Nester estimates notable expansion of e-health, gaming, and media and entertainment industries till the whole situation is contained and the plan of action for the recovery process is determined. There is an estimated probability of the growth in businesses going back a year if the condition is controlled in the next 2-3 months.                                                         Request Insights

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  • August 18, 2021: Ubitus K.K. launched new Metaverse to its already popular cloud gaming platform power monoAI XR CLOUD for cross-platform and cross-device deployment.

  • April 21, 2021: Vodafone launched its cloud gaming platform, GameNow, for Android phones, iOS phones and PCs with Vodaphone cellular network.

Global Cloud Gaming Services Market Highlights over 2022 – 2030

The global cloud gaming services market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of ~50% over the forecast period, i.e., 2022 – 2030. The growth of the market can be attributed to the growing trend of e-gaming, along with increasing prevalence of gaming as a profession. Increasing use of electronic devices, such as, mobile phones, tablets, laptops and others, along with rising popularity of online and cloud gaming among the youth, are anticipated to primarily drive the market growth.

Cloud Gaming Services Market Graph

Moreover, growing global internet accessibility to support online gaming, coupled with constant advancements in the cloud computing technology are estimated to boost the market growth. According to the statistics by the World Bank, in 2019, 56.727% of the total population used internet globally. Escalating use of smartphones, along with technologies, such as, virtual reality (VR), augment reality (AR), and mixed reality, are projected to further strengthen the market growth.

Population Using Internet Graph

The market is segmented by device type into smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, and others, out of which, the smartphones segment is anticipated to hold the largest share in the global cloud gaming services market over the forecast period on account of increasing production and sales of smartphones, leading to vast reach and availability of these phones. In 2019, over 1.5 billion smartphones were sold worldwide. Moreover, the increasing popularity for mobile devices has resulted in reduced costs for these phones, which has made cloud gaming available for a larger consumer base. Furthermore, various attractive features of smartphones, including, HD display, sound quality, live chat, and voice recognition, are estimated to boost the segment growth.CLICK TO DOWNLOAD SAMPLE REPORT

Major Macro-Economic Indicators Impacting the Market Growth

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The never-ending growth in internet accessibility around the world along with numerous technological advancements comprising 5G, blockchain, cloud services, Internet of Things (IoT), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) among others have significantly boosted the economic growth in the last two decades. As of April 2021, there were more than 4.5 billion users that were actively using the internet globally. Moreover, the growth in ICT sector has significantly contributed towards GDP growth, labor productivity, and R&D spending among other transformations of economies in different nations of the globe. Furthermore, the production of goods and services in the ICT sector is also contributing to the economic growth and development. As per the statistics in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s database, the ICT good exports (% of total good exports) globally grew from 10.816 in 2015 to 11.536 in 2019. In 2019, these exports in Hong Kong SAR, China amounted to 56.65%, 25.23% in East Asia & Pacific, 26.50% in China, 25.77% in Korea, Rep., 8.74% in the United States, and 35.01% in Vietnam. These are some of the important factors that are boosting the growth of the market.

Global Cloud Gaming Services Market Regional Synopsis

On the basis of geographical analysis, the global cloud gaming services market is segmented into five major regions including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East & Africa region. The market in the Asia Pacific region is anticipated to gain the largest market share throughout the forecast period on the back of growing adoption of online-gaming and digital gaming amongst youngsters, improvement in internet connectivity, and technological advancement, are estimated to boost the market growth. Moreover, the large share of young population, which is the primary consumer target for e-sports, is estimated to further promote the growth of the market in the region. According to the data by the World Bank, 27.582% of the total population of South Asia aged below 15 years of age in 2020.

The market in the North America region is estimated to witness noteworthy growth over the forecast period on the back of efficient internet and cloud technology in the developed countries, along with rising adoption of new technology in the region. Additionally, development of new games, and presence of major cloud-based service providers, coupled with rising prevalence of cloud gaming, are estimated to boost the regional market growth.

Cloud Gaming Services Market Share Graph

The global cloud gaming services market is further classified on the basis of region as follows:

  • North America (U.S. & Canada) Market size, Y-O-Y growth, Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg, NORDIC (Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark), Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe), Poland, Turkey, Russia, Rest of Europe) Market size, Y-O-Y growth Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Asia-Pacific (China, India, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Rest of Asia-Pacific) Market size, Y-O-Y growth & Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), North Africa, South Africa, Rest of Middle East and Africa) Market size, Y-O-Y growth Market Players Analysis & Opportunity Outlook

Market Segmentation

Our in-depth analysis of the global cloud gaming services market includes the following segments:

By Device Type

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Gaming Consoles 
  • Others

By Solution

  • Video Streaming
  • File Streaming
  • Others

By End-User

  • Lifestyle Gamers
  • Casual Gamers
  • Avid Gamers
  • Others

Growth Drivers

  • Increasing Popularity of Online Gaming
  • Rising Number of Smartphone Users


  • Requirement of High Investment
  • Health Issues Related to Gaming for Long Hours

Top Featured Companies Dominating the Market

  • Google LLC
    • Company Overview
    • Business Strategy
    • Key Product Offerings
    • Financial Performance
    • Key Performance Indicators
    • Risk Analysis
    • Recent Development
    • Regional Presence
    • SWOT Analysis 
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Sony Group Corporation
  • Tencent Holdings Ltd.
  • Intel Corporation
  • NVIDIA Corporation
  • Ubitus K.K.
  • RemoteMyApp Sp. z o.o.
  • LP Technologies LLC
  • PlayGiga S.L.


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