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EsportsPC and mobile gaming to reach $8bn in Southeast Asia and Taiwan
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PC and mobile gaming to reach $8bn in Southeast Asia and Taiwan

Industry analyst Niko Partners predicts a $3bn rise in revenue by 2023 for the combined Southeast Asian and Chinese Taipei market across PC and mobile gaming.” data-reactid=”22″>Industry analyst Niko Partners predicts a $3bn rise in revenue by 2023 for the combined Southeast Asian and Chinese Taipei market across PC and mobile gaming.ESports titles are reaching over 9 in 10 video game players in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, according to a new report from Niko Partners .Some 90% of mobile gamers play eSports, the firm says, with 95% of PC gamers involved in the scene to one extent or another.The firm is forecasting a rise in overall regional PC and mobile gaming revenue from $5bn in 2019 to 8bn in 2023.By then, $2.31bn will be coming in from the mobile sector and $0.95m from PC gaming.Growth in the number of players and the type of network support on offer is an anticipated factor.

In mobile, player numbers will increase from 227m to 290.2m, a 28% rise, and in PC gaming, player numbers are to go from 154.3m to 186.3m, a 20% increase, Niko said.The roll-out of support for 5G data connections is also expected to drive growth in the region..