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Why are Tech Companies Chasing Gamers?

AUTHOR: Daniel Li | August 13, 2019

Gaming is a massive, often overlooked market, which has been popping up in headlines, and has a sizable presence in greater Seattle.

To put the magnitude of games in perspective, the highest grossing movie of all time is Avengers: Endgame, which generated ~$2.8 billion of revenue. The popular Grand Theft Auto V has generated over $6 billion in revenue, and despite being a 6-year-old game, recently had its best week ever thanks to elements that were added recently  – an in-game casino.

Over the next few years, gaming is going to heat up in the same way that every major media company is now jumping into streaming video. So what are the key things to watch, and what is noise? Here are the top three trends to watch in gaming right now.

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