Market Overview

The Digital Gaming Market in Japan: 2018-2023 - Analysis by Platform, Revenue Models and Genres -


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The Japan Digital Gaming market is expected to grow at a significantly
high CAGR through the forecast period of 2018-2023.

Digital gaming in Japan is characterized by specific animation and
localization of gaming content, and this has led to the emergence of a
very different but huge video gaming business. There are about 70
million gamers in Japan, and mobile gaming is the most significant
gaming platform among PCs, consoles and mobiles.

Japan presents a market with diverse preferences for all gaming
platforms - PC, mobile, and console. Console gaming, in particular,
receives a big boost in Japan in comparison to other Asian Digital
Gaming markets, as the console manufacturing giants, like Sony,
Nintendo, and Sega are headquartered in the country.

Console gaming is very popular among gamers, but over time the trend is
shifting towards mobile gaming. Mobile gaming revenue in Japan has
exhibited high double-digit growth rates YOY since 2016.

By platforms, the market is segmented into PC games, mobile games, and
console games. Among these segments, mobile games is the fastest growing
segment as the Japanese gamers are increasingly preferring handheld and
mobile devices for playing games on the go.

Japan is technologically a very advanced country, and almost everyone in
Japan has a smartphone of their own. The quality of performance of these
smartphones is also very advanced and this drives the mobile gaming
segment of the Digital Gaming market.

The presence of several top gaming companies like Namco Bandai, Sega,
Sony, and Konami is a very big driver for the Digital Gaming market in
Japan as these big companies drive up the revenues for the same, in the

Key Topics Covered

Chapter 1. Executive Summary

Chapter 2. Introduction

Chapter 3. Japan Digital Gaming Market - Overview

Chapter 4. Japan Digital Gaming Market Segmentation - by Platform

Chapter 5. Japan Digital Gaming Market Segmentation - by Revenue Models

Chapter 6. Japan Digital Gaming Market Segmentation - by Genres

Chapter 7. Japan Digital Gaming Spend Analysis

Chapter 8. Competitive Landscape

  • Sega
  • Nintendo
  • Konami
  • Bandai Namco
  • Capcom
  • Sony

Chapter 9. Market Share of Companies

Chapter 10. Conclusion

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