It is believed that the year 2023 will be special because the global number of players will surpass the 3 billion mark. Such forecasts are shared by specialists while monitoring the 2022 market. According to them, all indicators show that the mentioned number of players will definitely be reached in the coming years.
It is obvious that one of the reasons to enjoy this a major milestone for the global games market will be its development. So what can we expect in the coming years? What trends will we see?
Even though virtual reality’s appearance in the market was not as successful as expected, it continues to grow at a swift pace. It is predicted that 2023 will be a turning point for the gaming market as more and more options of virtual reality headsets hit the market and prices are not as high as they used to be. It means that Virtual reality headsets have become a wishlist item for many gamers.
Today Virtual reality software is proud to owe almost half of its value to the gaming market. That is why it is a priority for investment today. It is believed that these trends will not change in the next few years. Thus, Virtual reality games will become more and more popular among gamers, and may even become the most popular.
Not so long ago, games were limited to one or another device: Xbox, PlayStation, PC or mobile phone. Yet Cross-platform gaming allows a gamer to play his beloved games on multiple platforms. In other words, users have more and more chances to access the games on the platforms they want and avoid dedication to a specific platform.
One of the ways for game developers to maintain and grow the number of players they have is to increase the numbers of platforms they could use in order to play a particular game. So, in the coming years, game development companies (which haven’t already done so) are expected to adapt their games for different devices. It is believed that the year 2023 will be extremely significant in this case.
“Cloud gaming is the future”, – that is what most gamers say. It might completely change the way of game playing. So, what is so different? In short, cloud games are streamed to the player’s device, he does not have to install them. Therefore, it is something similar to the e-platforms which let people listen to music, watch movies or read books online.
The main advantage of cloud gaming is that its users will be able to play games on any device they want. Furthermore, there will be no need to invest in expensive consoles, etc. This will expand the number of players in 2023 because they will be able to play no matter where they are.
Some people doubt whether cloud gaming is a safe choice. But there is nothing to worry about if you use a VPN service. Like Cyberwatars stated, a VPN may not only to ensure a gamer’s safety when playing online and help to access the games that he could not but also to lower the ping significantly.
This is an area that has earned the sympathy of even the most loyal sports enthusiasts. Previously, without missing the championships of various sports, today more and more of them choose to watch eSports or even try their hand at it themselves. Especially since this is a great opportunity not only to do what you love, but also to earn millions from it!
Actually, e-sports is one of the fastest-growing industries and is about to be included in the Olympic Games in the future. Therefore, it is possible that this area will contribute the most to the growth of the gaming market in the coming years. And at the same time, it will allow you to expect even more.
All in all, looking at the most significant areas where a jump is expected in the coming years, it can be said that the best time for game lovers is in the future. Therefore, we look forward to 2023 and what it will bring us! And you? Do you look forward to it too?