February 2021

Nolan Bushnell: The Evolution of the Gaming Industry – Yahoo Finance

The gaming industry was already doing well, generating more than $120 billion in 2019. Then came 2020: The (first) year of lockdowns, social distancing and just overall deadly pandemic vibes. A June report by Newzoo found that the global gaming market would generate $159.3 billion in revenue in 2020, representing a more than 9.3% increase over the previous year. If this upward trend continues — and gaming-related sales indicate it will — 2021 could be even more astronomically profitable for this increasingly mainstream market.