Market Overview

South Korea Digital Gaming Market (2018-2023) - Leading Players are NCsoft, Eyedentity Games, GungHo Online, Activision Blizzard, and Electronic Arts -


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

South Korea gamers are very fond of PC gaming followed by mobile games.
Console gaming is growing in a niche fashion in the country. The gamers
in South Korea have a special preference for competitive gaming; thus,
eSports is the most favored digital gaming in South Korea.

Gaming in South Korea is often associated with prize money, and it acts
as a significant driver for professional gamers in the country. The
players make in the range of approximately USD 40,000/year to USD
105,000/year. Hence, for many young people who are not doing very well
in their professional careers, online gaming acts as a lucrative career

By platforms, the market is segmented into PC games, mobile games, and
console games. Among these segments, mobile games is the fastest growing
segment while PC games holds a significant portion of the revenues.

Key Growth Factors

South Korea is technologically a very advanced country and has one of
the highest internet penetration rates in the world with almost 100% of
the households having xDSL, cable modem, LAN, or other types of internet
access. Also, South Korea is a leading country in Asia-Pacific region
with regards to smartphone adoption, and it is one of the most wired
countries fully prepared for 5G adoption. Hence, South Korea is expected
to become a force to be reckoned with in the global gaming industry.

Additionally, large organizations in telecommunications, media and
entertainment and gaming in South Korea encourage professional gamers by
developing eSports arenas. Thus, eSports gaming as a part of the Digital
Gaming market is receiving a huge amounts of investments in the country
and thereby, boosting digital gaming in South Korea.

Companies Featured

  • NCsoft
  • Eyedentity Games
  • GungHo Online
  • Activision Blizzard
  • Electronic Arts

Key Topics Covered

Chapter 1. Executive Summary

Chapter 2. Introduction

Chapter 3. South Korea Digital Gaming Market - Overview

Chapter 4. South Korea Digital Gaming Market Segmentation - by Platform

Chapter 5. South Korea Digital Gaming Market Segmentation - by Revenue

Chapter 6. South Korea Digital Gaming Market Segmentation - by Genres

Chapter 7. South Korea Digital Gaming Spend Analysis

Chapter 8. Competitive Landscape

Chapter 9. Market Share of Companies

Chapter 9. Conclusion

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