Perspectives on Mogul News are a curated selection of stories from the world’s leading publishers, giving you more than one side of the story on important issues that face us, and society as a whole.
In this week’s Perspective, we look at the future of gaming. Here’s a quick note from our editor introducing the issues covered in the articles.
Video games have come a long way since the black and white paddles of Pong! They come a long way since the Russian inspired theme of Tetris provided the background music for hundreds of thousands of road trips and journeys.
In 2018, people spent nearly $44bn on video games. That’s more than what they spent on going to the movies. It’s over four times what the music industry brought in. Video games are big business.
Evolution is the gaming industry is continuing its rapid pace. New technologies are on the horizon, such as streaming and playing a AAA title over the internet, and they are becoming increasingly part of the mainstream of culture.
There are multimillion-dollar competitions, with the Fortnite World Cup making its winner a millionaire and this month’s Dota 2 The International competition promising over $15m to the winning team. We take a look at different ways the games industry could evolve in this week’s Perspective ‘The future of gaming’.
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