- Index hide1 Currently, it is estimated that just over 65.9 percent of the national population aged 6 or over are active in video games.2 As an industry, the gamer sector boasts an economic income of more than 118 billion dollars worldwide.
Currently, it is estimated that just over 65.9 percent of the national population aged 6 or over are active in video games.
As an industry, the gamer sector boasts an economic income of more than 118 billion dollars worldwide.
Worldwide there is a gamer community of more than 100 million.
Within the current context, the gamer universe has grown in an incredible way, even positioning itself as one of the main entertainment sectors, also generating a wide range of paid economic possibilities, an aspect that now seeks to recognize the European Union (EU), as it proposes the creation of an annual award for video games.
Such has been the growth of the gamer universe today, that it is estimated that just over 40 percent of the world population actively plays video games, a figure that would represent just over three thousand 100 million people within the scene; however, within the industry, this growing universe is valued at just over 118 billion dollars worldwide, a figure that according to specialists is expected to increase by just over 6.6 percent in the next 2 years.
Only within the national territory, It is estimated that there is an active community within video games, which already exceeds 65.9 million gamers, these have a range of six years or more, a figure that would represent a little more than 56.5 percent of the Mexican population.
EU bets gamer universe; proposes the creation of an annual video game award
According to what has been stated, the European Unionhas set its sights on the growing impact that video games have within their social and economic value, mainly in those online, which is why it was recently announced that the European Parliament, has proposed the creation of annual awards on video games, this after the approval of a report with at least 577 votes in favor last Wednesday, since it is considered that this sector directly generates just over 90,000 jobs.
today has reported @europapress 🗞 that the European Union 🇪🇺 would be considering creating an annual video game award 🤯😆
The gaming community 🕹 is growing and is a breakthrough and recognition for a booming cultural environment 🎮
Praise you European Union 🤪 pic.twitter.com/JPig8utfTN
– Back In the Game (@BITGeventos) January 20, 2023
In addition, the intention of the European Union to reinforce the protection of online gamers has been mentioned, guaranteeing an increasingly safer gaming environment, this through greater transparency on content and product purchase policies, throughother issues related to the age range to which they are addressed, noting that video game developers must refrain from promoting addictions, depending on the age range, considering the rights and vulnerability of younger audiences.
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