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Report Ranks Top 100 Countries By Game Revenues

May 15, 2017Written by Zarmena Khan

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Market intelligence firm Newzoo recently published an updated ranking of the top 100 countries by game revenues, utilizing April 2017 data. The global game revenue estimates used for the ranking are based on “a combination of primary consumer research, transactional data, quarterly company reports, and census data,” according to the company.

Worth noting that the figures mentioned below are based on consumer revenues and exclude hardware sales and online gambling/betting revenues.

Without further ado, here are the top 25 from the list:

  1. China – $27,547,039,000
  2. US – $25,059,883,000
  3. Japan – $12,545,659,000
  4. Germany – $4,378,066,000
  5. UK – $4,217,715,000
  6. Republic of Korea – $4,187,711,000
  7. France – $2,967,052,000
  8. Canada – $1,947,371,000
  9. Spain – $1,913,050,000
  10. Italy – $1,874,608,000
  11. Russian Federation – $1,485,205,000
  12. Mexico – $1,427,974,000
  13. Brazil – $1,334,205,000
  14. Australia – $1,234,393,000
  15. Taiwan – $,028,511,000
  16. Indonesia – $879,740,000
  17. India – $817,819,000
  18. Turkey – $773,888,000
  19. Saudi Arabia – $647,424,000
  20. Thailand – $597,173,000
  21. Malaysia – $586,682,000
  22. Netherlands – 567,372,000
  23. Poland – $489,208,000
  24. Iran – $431,917,000
  25. Argentina – $423,405,000

Switzerland is just outside the top 25, followed by Sweden and Vietnam. You can find the full list, which also mentions population and internet population in each country, by following the link below.

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[Source: Newzoo via GameSpot]