Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry

Every year, ESA surveys more than 4,000 American households and the heads of and most frequent gamers within each household about their video game playing habits and attitudes. It is the most in-depth and targeted survey of its kind, the results of which are published in ESA’s Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry report alongside data provided by the Entertainment Software Rating Board and The NPD Group.


Notable findings from the 2018 report include:

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Read the full report here. If you are interested in past Essential Facts reports, please contact