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    Thumbs up Serious gamers spend more time on PC than consoles

    During March and May, research firm Newzoo surveyed over 20,000 gamers from a range of countries. Based on the data (#1, #2, #3), Newzoo estimates that US consumers will spend $21.6 billion on games in 2011. Most of that ($8 billion) will go to console titles, but the PC isn't far behind.



    Combining categories for retail-boxed and downloaded games pegs the PC gaming market at $4.3 billion. MMOs, which are primarily played on the PC (WoW madness), are good for another $2.6 billion, bringing the total to $6.9 billion. Mobile, casual, and social-networking games are expected to rake in slightly less: $6.7 billion combined.



    Of the populations aged 10-65, with internet access, Germany has the highest proportion of gamers, where 66% of the population are active players. Next is Mexico with 57%, Russia with 53%, UK with 52%, Brazil with 47% and USA with 42%.



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    Default Re: Serious gamers spend more time on PC than consoles

    True, I spent more time behind 3DS Max and UE3 editor more than any game I've played.

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    Default Re: Serious gamers spend more time on PC than consoles

    My console time is usually given to few select titles such as exclusives and those games which look best on the 360.

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    Default Re: Serious gamers spend more time on PC than consoles

    Internet is the key to PCs success...

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    Default Re: Serious gamers spend more time on PC than consoles

    Quote Originally Posted by romulus_ut3 View Post
    True, I spent more time behind 3DS Max and UE3 editor more than any game I've played.
    max e ki koro... ? ki type er kaj koro? just curious..

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