The video gaming industry is becoming more and more attractive for both those who play and those who invest in the development of gaming. This industry has had a real rise in the last period, that is, the years since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Many people devoted themselves to gaming, allowing the industry to grow and attract more and more investors.
This is also visible if you follow the latest gaming news, as well as all current developments in the industry.
With the help of these investments, the potential of the industry is increased and the overall impact is enhanced.
There are many examples of investments, purchases, and acquisitions. One interesting example is Microsofts’ acquisition of ZeniMax Media. Of course, there are many other interesting examples and larger or smaller investments.
Why is this important to the industry?
Gaming has a very high potential for developing new technologies, fostering talent, and recognizing eSports as a relevant part of the industry.
When big companies invest in games, they allow technologies to be developed and various innovations to be implemented, such as virtual reality, artificial intelligence, better computers, investing in the creation of new games, and so on.
Investing companies also receive great recognition for their contribution, which is a mutual benefit for all.
Motivation for those who are part of the industry
When someone appreciates what you do, you are motivated to continue to develop and contribute to what you do. The same happens when one appreciates the development of gaming as an industry.
Nowadays, shares in gaming companies are bought and sold, and even individuals can invest if they want to.
In 2021, this market was worth almost 2 billion, and by the end of 2030, this value is expected to grow by 13%. With that, video games get better, investing in communities, eSports, streaming services, and all other aspects that improve the gaming experience.
There are various factors that can increase or decrease the value of a game. It depends on demand and supply, on the implementation of technologies, and also on the popularity of the game itself.
When someone invests, it actually signals that the game is worth buying, and even the gamer himself spends money on professional gaming equipment.
Some examples of notable investments in the industry include Microsoft’s acquisition of ZeniMax Media, the parent company of game developer Bethesda, for $7.5 billion, and Tencent’s investments in various game developers and publishers such as Epic Games and PUBG Corporation. All these examples only make it clear how much is actually invested in gaming and how significant it is for those who adore this industry.
All this gives us hope that there is still a lot of potential in all of this and that many other companies will be motivated to invest in video games and their development. And that’s good in many ways, as interest is growing, eSports is developing, and even individuals are becoming more interested in learning more about game creation and making an even bigger impact on the industry.