Online Simulation Games Market Trends

Statistics for the 2023 & 2024 Online Simulation Games market trends, created by Mordor Intelligence™ Industry Reports. Online Simulation Games trend report includes a market forecast to 2029 and historical overview. Get a sample of this industry trends analysis as a free report PDF download.

Market Trends of Online Simulation Games Industry

Increased Adoption of Smartphones is Expected to Drive the Market Growth

  • Mobile gaming has surpassed console and PC gaming as the most popular gaming format. The accessibility of mobile gaming is one of its primary advantages. The majority of people own smartphones with games. Various technology developments and enhancements, including AR, VR, cloud gaming, and 5G, have increased the demand for mobile games.
  • The broad availability of smartphones and tablets and the availability of popular mobile games for no cost have significantly impacted this development.
  • As per the GSMA Mobile Economy Report, global mobile internet subscribers were reported to be 4.2 billion, a 5 percent increase. The subscribers are estimated to reach the 5 billion mark by 2025. This growth in the adoption of mobile internet increases the revenue growth of online simulation game firms. Also, As per Ericsson, there are almost 6.4 billion people around the world who use smartphones to connect to the internet. This number is expected to reach more than 7.7 billion by 2028.
  • Additionally, growing R&D expenditures and investments to create new mobile games will spur product demand. A further element promoting business expansion is the rising need for portable and lightweight racing simulators. Market consolidation and product technology breakthroughs are two worldwide simulation game industry trends.
  • For instance, Nodwin Gaming, an esports project of JetSynthesys, received a USD 22.5 million investment from Krafton. Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), the company behind the battle royale game, has announced that it will spend USD 100 million of the proceeds from its initial public offering in the Indian gaming and entertainment industry in June 2022.
Online Simulation Games Market: Number of Smartphone Mobile Network Subscriptions, in Millions, Global, 2020 - 2028

North America is Expected to Hold Significant Market Share

  • North America dominated the online simulation games market with a significant share. Some of the prominent market players are based in North America, including Sony Interactive Entertainment, Microsoft, Activision Blizzard, Electronic Arts, and Take-Two Interactive.
  • The implementation of racing platforms at various theatres in North America to support motorsports and e-sports is also projected to increase demand for simulation games in the region.
  • For instance, according to reports, F1 will open fan-focused simulation experience centers in February 2022. This will give viewers a glimpse of what it would be like to be in the driver's seat of a car capable of exceeding 300 kmph. At the end of 2022, the center will be developed in the United States.
  • Various firms in the region actively participated in acquisitions to accelerate corporate development. Spin Games LLC was acquired by Bragg Gaming Group in a cash and stock deal valued at about USD 30 million, as previously stated. The purchase of Spin Games expands Bragg's North American business and gives it access to a unique and popular iGaming product line.
Online Simulation Games Market - Growth Rate by Region

Online Simulation Games Market Size & Share Analysis - Growth Trends & Forecasts (2024 - 2029)