Game Streaming Market

Global Game Streaming Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Solutions (Web Based and App Based), By Revenue Model, By Platform Solutions (PC Games, Mobile Games, and Console Games), By Regional Outlook and Forecast, 2024 - 2031

Report Id: KBV-23139 Publication Date: June-2024 Number of Pages: 225
2023
USD 9.7 Billion
2031
USD 22.2 Billion
CAGR
11.5%
Historical Data
2020 to 2022

Market Report Description

The Global Game Streaming Market size is expected to reach $22.2 billion by 2031, rising at a market growth of 11.5% CAGR during the forecast period.

North America is a significant market for game streaming platforms to target due to its substantial population of gamers, robust infrastructure, and high rates of internet penetration, which collectively make it one of the largest and most developed gaming sectors worldwide. Thus, the North America region acquired 39.4% revenue share in the market 2023. The rise of social gaming and live streaming has contributed to the growth of the market in North America. The growing popularity of platforms such as Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and Facebook Gaming enables gamers to interact with viewers in real-time and stream their gameplay.

Game Streaming Market Size - Global Opportunities and Trends Analysis Report 2020-2031

Over the past decade, advancements in internet technology have significantly enhanced the accessibility and reliability of game streaming services, making it possible for users across the globe to engage with high-quality, real-time gaming content.

Additionally, these technologies ensure that game assets, including textures, audio files, and levels, can be quickly accessed and streamed in real-time, enhancing the overall gaming experience. Thus, advancements in cloud technology have been instrumental in the development and success of its services worldwide.

However, Latency, or the delay between a player's action and the corresponding response, remains a persistent issue in game streaming. Despite advancements in internet speeds and streaming technology, latency can still be a significant problem, especially in fast-paced and competitive games where split-second reactions can determine success or failure.

Game Streaming Market Share 2023

The leading players in the market are competing with diverse innovative offerings to remain competitive in the market. The above illustration shows the percentage of revenue shared by some of the leading companies in the market. The leading players of the market are adopting various strategies in order to cater demand coming from the different industries. The key developmental strategies in the market are Acquisitions, and Partnerships & Collaborations.

Driving and Restraining Factors
Game Streaming Market
  • Increased Internet penetration and bandwidth
  • Rapid advancements in cloud technology
  • Rise of esports and competitive gaming
  • Presence of substantial latency issues
  • Expensive subscription fees for game streaming services
  • Expanding global gaming community
  • Innovations in streaming technologies
  • Data privacy and security concerns
  • Content licensing and copyright issues

Solution Outlook

Based on solutions, the market is characterized into web based and app based. The web based segment garnered 59.3% revenue share in the market in 2023. Web-based game streaming solutions are services or platforms that enable users to stream and play video games without the need to locally download or install the game through a web browser.

Revenue Model Outlook

On the basis of revenue model, the market is classified into subscription, advertisement, and others. The subscription segment recorded 33.6% revenue share in the market in 2023. The subscription-based revenue model involves users paying a recurring fee to access a platform's premium features, content, or services.

Game Streaming Market Share and Industry Analysis Report 2023

Platform Solution Outlook

By platform solutions, the market is divided into mobile games, PC games, and console games. The PC games segment witnessed 47.2% revenue share in the market in 2023. PC games platform solutions focus on streaming high-quality, graphically intensive games to PCs and laptops.

Free Valuable Insights: Global Game Streaming Market size to reach USD 22.2 Billion by 2031

Market Competition and Attributes

Game Streaming Market Competition and Attributes

The game streaming market is fiercely competitive, with major platforms like Amazon.com, Inc., Google LLC, and Apple, Inc., at the forefront. Key attributes of this market include high user engagement, exclusive content, and rapid technological innovation. The competition intensifies with the continuous battle for top-tier streamers, viewer loyalty, and interactive features. Emerging platforms like Trovo add to the dynamic landscape, making it an ever-evolving arena focused on enhancing user experience and expanding audience reach.

Regional Outlook

Region-wise, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and LAMEA. The Asia Pacific segment acquired 28.7% revenue share in the market in 2023. As one of the world's largest and fastest-growing gaming industries, APAC offers significant opportunities for its platforms to expand their reach and grow their user base.

Game Streaming Market Report Coverage
Report Attribute Details
Market size value in 2023 USD 9.7 Billion
Market size forecast in 2031 USD 22.2 Billion
Base Year 2023
Historical Period 2020 to 2022
Forecast Period 2024 to 2031
Revenue Growth Rate CAGR of 11.5% from 2024 to 2031
Number of Pages 225
Number of Tables 340
Report coverage Market Trends, Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Segmentation Analysis, Regional and Country Breakdown, Porter’s 5 Forces Analysis, Company Profiling, Companies Strategic Developments, SWOT Analysis, Winning Imperatives
Segments covered Solutions, Revenue Model, Platform Solutions, Region
Country scope
  • North America (US, Canada, Mexico, and Rest of North America)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy, and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • LAMEA (Brazil, Argentina, UAE, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Nigeria, and Rest of LAMEA)
Companies Included Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), NVIDIA Corporation, Sony Corporation, Google LLC (Alphabet Inc.), AfreecaTV Co., Ltd., Genvid Holdings Inc., GosuGamers and HUYA Inc.
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Recent Strategies Deployed in the Market

  • Jun-2024: Sony Corporation came into partnership with SK Gaming, a German academy team of SK Gaming. Through this partnership, Sony Corporation would enhance content creation with advanced visual technology, complementing existing collaborations with brands like Deutsche Telekom and Mercedes-Benz.
  • May-2024: Amazon.com, Inc. came into partnership with Embracer Group AB, a Swedish video game and media holding company. Through this partnership, Amazon.com, Inc. would create more narratives for the well-received Tomb Raider series across streaming and cinematic platforms.
  • Jan-2024: Apple unveiled new features for app developers worldwide, enabling them to consolidate game streaming, mini-apps, and plug-ins into a single app. Developers can integrate in-app purchases and access more than 50 new analytics reports by March. Furthermore, apps now have the option to provide Sign with Apple or similar privacy-focused login services.
  • Jan-2024: Amazon.com, Inc. took over Bally Sports, a media company in the United States. Through this acquisition, Amazon.com, Inc. would provide Spurs matches that will eventually be available for streaming on Prime.
  • Nov-2023: Amazon.com, Inc. partnered with FanCode, an over-the-top streaming service in India. Through this partnership, Amazon.com, Inc. would bolster its sports streaming dominance, particularly in India's thriving market of passionate sports fans.

List of Key Companies Profiled

  • Amazon.com, Inc.
  • Apple, Inc.
  • Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta)
  • NVIDIA Corporation
  • Sony Corporation
  • Google LLC (Alphabet Inc.)
  • AfreecaTV Co., Ltd.
  • Genvid Holdings Inc.
  • GosuGamers
  • HUYA Inc.

Game Streaming Market Report Segmentation

By Solutions

  • Web Based
  • App Based

By Revenue Model

  • Advertisement
  • Subscription
  • Others (Donations, Merchandise, Brand deals & sponsorships)

By Platform Solutions

  • PC Games
  • Mobile Games
  • Console Games

By Geography

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Singapore
    • Malaysia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • LAMEA
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Rest of LAMEA

Frequently Asked Questions About This Report

This Market size is expected to reach $22.2 billion by 2031.

Increased Internet penetration and bandwidth are driving the Market in coming years, however, Presence of substantial latency issues restraints the growth of the Market.

Amazon.com, Inc., Apple, Inc., Meta Platforms, Inc. (Meta), NVIDIA Corporation, Sony Corporation, Google LLC (Alphabet Inc.), AfreecaTV Co., Ltd., Genvid Holdings Inc., GosuGamers and HUYA Inc.

The expected CAGR of this Market is 11.5% from 2023 to 2031.

The Advertisement segment is leading the Market by Revenue Model in 2023; thereby, achieving a market value of $9.1 billion by 2031.

The North America region dominated the Market by Region in 2023, and would continue to be a dominant market till 2031; thereby, achieving a market value of $8,394.7 Million by 2031.

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