Online games are pretty popular among the youth these days, and why not? For the graphics and everything, they become too hard to miss. Fun and games are on one side, but what is even more interesting is that online gaming has also established itself as a prominent growth sectors in the current and the global economy as well!
Now who would have thought about that? In fact, in the past few years its growth has been increasing widely, owing to the evolution of mobile platform in the gaming sector. This evolution has thus added a diversity and flexibility for the players across the globe.
Here are a few facts and statistics about online gaming you don’t want to miss.
Grand Theft Auto V
The Grand Theft Auto V games series is probably one of the most loved games in the world. What you did not know was the fact that GTA V is the most expensive game ever made!
It cost approximately $137 million to just build the game, and about $128 million more for its marketing, making it one of the most expensive games ever made. Rockstar North, the developer of the game earned over $1 billion just in its initial 3 days!
Isn’t that baffling?
Next in line to the most expensive game is ‘Call of Duty: Modern War Far 2’ which cost around $250 million overall including the development and the marketing.
South Korea Had Once Banned Midnight Gaming
Because of the excessive gaming of the South Korean children, the country had once passed a law popularly called as the ‘Cinderella Law’.
According to this law, children under the age of 16 were not to play online video games after midnight (from 12AM to 6AM).
Although the law did not affect mobiles and gaming consoles, the children just couldn’t resist from playing the games and thus began stealing resident registration number so that they could elude the law.
So much for the online video games!
VPN Making Online Games Better
In the recent years, the Virtual Private Network or the VPN has been giving the players so much more benefits that it has now become a necessity.
The VPN simply allows the players to re-route their connection through a server in any country they want.
Now isn’t that amazing? It makes the gameplay smoother.
Thus VPN allows an early access to DLC and its updates with the players’ security online.
VR Becoming the New Trend
We have all known of Virtual Reality through the sci-fi movies, but today it is not limited to just that. It has now become a part of our lives.
The newly introduced VR Gaming Console has gained a lot of popularity making it a grand success. Looking at it in such a way, it is for sure that VR Gaming will have a bright future.
68% of Smartphone and Tablet Owners Enjoy Online Gaming
With the evolution of gaming in the smart phones, there is no doubt that they have been a huge source for the industry’s growth.
Even though the quality of the games on mobile phones is not as great as compared to the PC or the Xbox, the developers have developed certain limits to it and have made it available to more people. And considering its reach, mobile gaming will only get much bigger and popular.